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Parish History

COSTOCK, or Cortlingstock (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Loughborough, S. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe and of the county of Nottingham, 6 miles (N. N. E.) from Loughborough. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

COSTOCK, or Cortlingstock, a parish in the district of Loughborough and county of Nottingham; on an affluent of the river Soar, adjacent to the boundary with Leicester, 4¾ miles E of Kegworth r. station, and 8¾ S of Nottingham. Post town, East Leake, under Loughborough. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. The church is ungainly but good.[2]

Additional information:

Costock St Giles is an Ancient Parish in Nottinghamshire. Other places in the parish include Highfields and Grange Leys.

The church has been designated as a grade II listed building by English Heritage

British listed building

See also Costock St Giles Wikipedia

Costock Wikipedia


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

Costock, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[3]


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Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Costock

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 438908.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Loughborough Poor Law Union, Leicestershire

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.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 06 December 2013.
  2. Wilson, John M. Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted. Date accessed: 06 December 2013.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.


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