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BASFORD (St. Leodgarius), a parish, and the head of a union, in the N. division of the wapentake of Broxtow and of the county of Nottingham, 2½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Nottingham. There are places of worship for Wesleyans, Methodists of the New Connexion, and Baptists.
Basford is an Ancient Parish which includes: Maperley, White Moor Place, Two-mile House, Sherwood, Bagnall, Mapperley, Daybrook, Bestwood, Bagthorpe, and Old Basford. The Ancient parish church of St Leodegarius has been designated a grade II* listed building St Leodegarius Wikipedia Church history
Basford may also refer to the subsequent parish formation within the Old Basford parish boundary:
New Basford St Augustine of Canterbury built in two phases in 1859 and 1877 Church history The church was demolished in 1989.
Other places in the parish include: Maperley, White Moor Place, Two-mile House, Sherwood, Bagnall, Mapperley, Daybrook, Bestwood, Bagthorpe, and Old Basford.
Emmanuel Church Bestwood ( sometimes known as Emmanuel Church Arnold) The church was dedicated in 1869 and is in Bestwood St Albans. The Emmanuel church has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building Church history
Bestwood St Mark built in Bestwood village and opened in 1887 Church history
Bestwood is the setting for Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence see also Bestwood Village Wikipedia
In 1905 the church of Basford St Aidan formed an Ecclesiastical parish in Basford from part of the Ancient Parish, built originally as a chapel of ease and dedicated as a parish church. St Aidan Basford Wikipedia Southwell and Nottingham Church History project Church history
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.
This area was from 1837 part of the Basford registration district
Basford, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|BASFORD PARISH Online Records|
Basford St Leodigarius
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1561-1920 Marriages 1568-1963 Burials 1561-1925
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Basford St Aidan Baptisms 1905-1946 Marriages 1910-1946
Bestwood Park Emmanuel Baptisms 1870-1938 Marriages 1873-1980 Burials 1870-1900
Bestwood Park St Mark Baptisms 1938-1967 Marriages 1946-1954
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Basford
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 438904.
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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