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SOUTHWELL (St. Mary), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the Southwell division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 14 miles (N. E.) from Nottingham; containing, with the hamlets of Hexgreave and Normanton. It comprises the districts of Burgage, the High Town, Easthorpe, and Westhorpe, together forming a considerable though scattered town. An additional church, dedicated to the Trinity, was consecrated in April, 1846. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyan Methodists.
Southwell Minster ( St Mary) is the cathedral church and Ancient parish of Southwell which despite its affluence and cathedral status has only been afforded the status of a town in Nottinghamshire. the Ancient parish included Burgage, East Thorpeor sometimes Easthorpe, Westhorpe, High Town, Normanton, Westgate, and Hexgreave.
The Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin and attached Chapter House have been designated asa grade I listed building British listed building
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Southwell, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|SOUTHWELL PARISH Online Records|
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1559-1955 Marriages 1559-1959 Burials 1559-1988 Bishop's Transcripts 1633-1838
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Southwell
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438909.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Nottinghamshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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