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Guide to North Leverton with Apesthorpe, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.


Parish History

North Leverton with Apesthorpe, Nottinghamshire
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North Leverton St Martin Nottinghamshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union East Retford
Registration District East Retford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1669
Bishop's Transcripts: 1673; Separate records exist for Habblesthorpe beginning 1636
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Southwell
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Apesthorpe
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

LEVERTON, NORTH (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of East Retford, North-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 5¼ miles (E. by N.) from East Retford. The parish is situated on the river Trent, which here separates the counties of Nottingham and Lincoln. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

APPLESTHORPE, or Apesthorpe (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of East Retford, North-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 5 miles (N. by E.) from East Retford. The church has been more than a century in ruins, and the inhabitants attend that at North Leverton: there is, however, a burial-ground, which was inclosed in 1833.[2]

Additional information:

North Leverton cum Habblesthorpe is an Ecclesiastical parish which includes the hamlet of Coates. The parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbour on the opposite bank of the River Trent Marton, Lincolnshire

Southwell and Nottingham Church history project have researched the history of the church North Leverton St Martin

The church of St Martin has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also North Leverton with Habblesthorpe Wikipedia

North Leverton with Habblesthorpe can be found under Applethorpe and Leverton, North.


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.

From 1837 this parish was within East Retford registration district
Certificates may be obtained for post 1837 events :
The Register Office
County Council Offices
Chancery Lane
DN22 6DG
Phone:01777 708631
Fax:01777 860667

Church records

North Leverton with Apesthorpe, Nottinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)[3]
North Leverton with Apesthorpe, Nottinghamshire Genealogy Parish Online Records


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP Undisclosed

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1669-1988 Marriages 1669-1993  Burials 1669-1938 Bishop's Transcripts 1673-1861
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Leverton, North with Apesthorpe

North Leverton.  A transcription of memorial inscriptions dating from 1755, giving surname, given name, date of death and age.  Original in Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD/TS 19/23, and transcription in Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 64, page 18, 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 438901.

Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

East Retford 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.


North Leverton with (H)apesthorpe in GENUKI


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England], (1848). Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.
  3. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 12 January 2015.


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