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Walesby, Nottinghamshire
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Walesby St Edmund Nottingham
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Southwell PLU
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1580
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office


WALESBY (St. Edmund), aparish, in the union of Southwell, Hatfield division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 3 miles (N. E.) from Ollerton.[1]

Additional information:

Walesby St Edmund is an Ancient parish in the newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire.

The parish Church of St Edmund has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

See also Walesby Wikipedia

Resources

Civil Registration

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.

Church records


Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Walesby St Edmund Baptisms 1580-1901Marriages 1594-1956 Burials 1585-1960 Bishop's Transcripts 1606-1865
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Walesby

Walesby. A transcription of Memorial Inscriptions dating from 1752, giving surname, given name, date of death and age. The original is held at Nottinhamshire Archives Ref DD/TS 19/33 and article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Magazine vol. 64, pages 29-30 , Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n

Census records

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 438901.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Southwell Poor Law Union,Nottinghamshire

Probate records

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 10 December 2013.

 

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