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Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire
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Walkeringham St Mary Magdalen Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Gainsborough PLU
Registration District Gainsborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1605
Bishop's Transcripts: 1602
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1800 - Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York ; Post-1799 - Court of the Manor of Gringley-on-the-Hill or Bawtry
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office


WALKERINGHAM (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of Gainsborough, North-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 4 miles (N. W. by W.) from Gainsborough. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.[1]

Additional information:

Walkeringham St Mary Magdalene St Mary Magdalene is an extensive Ancient Parish whose boundaries form part of the county boundary with Lincolnshire neighbours East Stockwith with Walkerwith, Lincolnshire and Morton, Lincolnshire.

Church history Walkeringham St Mary Magdalene

The parish church of St Mary Magdalene has been designated a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Walkeringham 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 Baptisms 1613-1904 Marriages 1605-1950 Burials 1606-1955 Bishop's Transcripts 1602-1852
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 Walkeringham

Monumental Inscriptions: of Beckingham Church Yard, Gringley on the Hill, Walkeringham - ranging from 1896-1987, and the Garden of Remembrance from 1827 onwards.  Article has a Surname Index. and is to be found in Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 132, pages 1-38, FHL Ref. 942.52 D25n

Bailey, Brian. Misterton Scrapbook. The Scrapbook mainly concerns Methodism and was possibly compiled by James Stothard of Misterton, a farmer. He included the Gainsborough (Wesleyan Methodist) circuit which included West Stockwith, Misterton, Beckingham, Walkeringham, Sturton and Bole with a list of members, some starting as early as 1817. The original is held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD 793/1. Transcription is in the Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 121, pages 73-88 with an alphabetical listing. FHL 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 438902.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Occupation

Transcribed by Bailey, Bryan, Certificates for Using Hair Powder Issued 1795-1978. For each Nottinghamshire Parish, gives the Cerificate no. date, surname, given name, and description. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol.127, page 1-38, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n - the original is at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref QDT 1/1-4.

Poor Law Unions

Gainsborough Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire

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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