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STANFORD-UPON-SOAR, (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Loughborough, S. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe and of the county of Nottingham, 1 mile (N. by E.) from Loughborough.
St John the Baptist was begun in the 13th Century and underwent a significant restoration in 1893. It is within the Anglican Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham and is the most southerly parish in the Province of York. It also forms part of a joint Benefice with the neighbouring parishes of Costock, Nottinghamshire, East Leake, Nottinghamshire, West Leake, Nottinghamshire and Rempstone, Nottinghamshire.
A history of the church has been researched by Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project Stanford-on-Soar
The church of St John the Baptist has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
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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.
Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|STANFORD ON SOAR PARISH Online Records|
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1633-1901 Marriages 1634-1900 Burials 1654-1904 Bishop's Transcripts 1602-1841
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Stanford on Soar
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438908. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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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