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'''Nottinghamshire''' (abbreviated '''Notts''') is a county in the East Midlands of [[England]].
  
'''Nottinghamshire, or Notts, is a midland county in '''[[England|'''England''']]'''.'''
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"NOTTINGHAMSHIRE or Notts, a midland county; bounded, on the N W, by Yorkshire; on the N E and the E, by Lincolnshire; on the S E and the S, by Leicestershire; on the W, by Derbyshire... Its greatest length, from N to S, is 50 miles; its greatest breadth, from E to W, is 27 miles; its circuit is about 150 miles; and its area is 526,076 acres...  
 
"NOTTINGHAMSHIRE or Notts, a midland county; bounded, on the N W, by Yorkshire; on the N E and the E, by Lincolnshire; on the S E and the S, by Leicestershire; on the W, by Derbyshire... Its greatest length, from N to S, is 50 miles; its greatest breadth, from E to W, is 27 miles; its circuit is about 150 miles; and its area is 526,076 acres...  
  
" Notts contains 209 parishes, parts of 2 others, and 14 extra-parochial places; and is divided into the boroughsof Nottingham, Newark, and East Retford, and the hundreds of Bassetlaw, Bingham, Broxtow, Newark, Rushcliffe, and Thurgarton...  
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" Notts contains 209 parishes, parts of 2 others, and 14 extra-parochial places...
  
"Notts is governed by a lord lieutenant and custos, a high sheriff, about 30 deputy lieutenants, and about 88 magistrates; and is in the N E military district, the Midland judicial circuit, and, excepting part of Ironville, in the diocese of Lincoln. The assizes are held at Nottingham, and quarter sessions, at Nottingham, Newark, and East Retford...  
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"The places of worship within the electoral county, in 1851, were 248 of the Church of England, 21 of Independents, 14 of Particular Baptists, 14 of General Baptists, 23 of New Connexion General Baptists, 1 of Scotch Baptists, 2 of Baptists undefined, 3 of Quakers, 2 of Unitarians, 160 of Wesleyan Methodists, 15 of New Connexion Methodists, 78 of Primitive Methodists, 8 of the Wesleyan Association, 8 of Wesleyan Reformers, 4 of Independent Methodists, 1 of the New Church, 10 of isolated congregations, 1 of the Catholic and Apostolic church, 11 of Latter Day Saints, 5 of Roman Catholics, and 1 of Jews...  
  
" Marriages in 1863, 2,582, of which 431 were not according to the rites of the Established Church; births, 11,505, of which 1,051 were illegitimate; deaths, 7,208, of which 3,099 were at ages under 5 years, and 172 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 27,072; births, 109,160; deaths, 69, 272. The places of worship within the electoral county, in 1851, were 248 of the Church of England, 21 of Independents, 14 of Particular Baptists, 14 of General Baptists, 23 of New Connexion General Baptists, 1 of Scotch Baptists, 2 of Baptists undefined, 3 of Quakers, 2 of Unitarians, 160 of Wesleyan Methodists, 15 of New Connexion Methodists, 78 of Primitive Methodists, 8 of the Wesleyan Association, 8 of Wesleyan Reformers, 4 of Independent Methodists, 1 of the New Church, 10 of isolated congregations, 1 of the Catholic and Apostolic church, 11 of Latter Day Saints, 5 of Roman Catholics, and 1 of Jews...  
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"Population in 1801 was 140,350; in 1821, 186,873; in 1841, 249,910; and in 1861, 293,867..."
  
" Population in 1801 was 140,350; in 1821, 186,873; in 1841, 249,910; and in 1861, 293,867..."
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The above extract comes from: &nbsp;John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales ''(1870-72).&nbsp; To see&nbsp;the full account, go to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/gaztext_page.jsp?u_id=10208993&c_id=10001043 Vision of Britain].&nbsp;
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The above extr<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1239746383376_211" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1239746383376_125" />act comes from: &nbsp;John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales ''(1870-72).&nbsp; To see&nbsp;the full account, go to [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/gaztext_page.jsp?u_id=10208993&c_id=10001043 Vision of Britain].&nbsp;
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*A list of the [http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/home/leisure/archives/archivescollections/parishregisterfindingaid.htm parish registers ]held by the Nottingham Archives is online.
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*A list of the [http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/home/leisure/archives/archivescollections/nonconformistregisters.htm Non Conformists records] held by the Nottingham Archives is online.
  
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*[[Nottinghamshire Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Census|Census]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Court Records|Court Records]]
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]t<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1303763610783_346" />o find jurisdictions for each parish in Nottinghamshire.
*[[Nottinghamshire Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire History|History]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Nottinghamshire School Records|School Records]]
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When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Nottinghamshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp;&nbsp;The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.&nbsp; Click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/not.htm here]&nbsp;to see&nbsp;a list of the&nbsp;civil districts in Nottinghamshire and the parishes covered by each.&nbsp; Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
  
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==== Parishes ====
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
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See a list of [[Nottinghamshire Parishes|parishes]] of Nottinghamshire with links to articles.
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Nottinghamshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Nottinghamshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [[Nottinghamshire Probate Records|Nottinghamshire Probate Records]].
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/nottinghamshireenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Nottinghamshire]
  
See the [[Nottinghamshire Parishes|parishes]] of Nottinghamshire.  
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To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Nottinghamshire and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/nottinghamshire.htm FHLFavorites.info].  
  
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[[Category:Nottinghamshire]]

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Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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"NOTTINGHAMSHIRE or Notts, a midland county; bounded, on the N W, by Yorkshire; on the N E and the E, by Lincolnshire; on the S E and the S, by Leicestershire; on the W, by Derbyshire... Its greatest length, from N to S, is 50 miles; its greatest breadth, from E to W, is 27 miles; its circuit is about 150 miles; and its area is 526,076 acres...

" Notts contains 209 parishes, parts of 2 others, and 14 extra-parochial places...

"The places of worship within the electoral county, in 1851, were 248 of the Church of England, 21 of Independents, 14 of Particular Baptists, 14 of General Baptists, 23 of New Connexion General Baptists, 1 of Scotch Baptists, 2 of Baptists undefined, 3 of Quakers, 2 of Unitarians, 160 of Wesleyan Methodists, 15 of New Connexion Methodists, 78 of Primitive Methodists, 8 of the Wesleyan Association, 8 of Wesleyan Reformers, 4 of Independent Methodists, 1 of the New Church, 10 of isolated congregations, 1 of the Catholic and Apostolic church, 11 of Latter Day Saints, 5 of Roman Catholics, and 1 of Jews...

"Population in 1801 was 140,350; in 1821, 186,873; in 1841, 249,910; and in 1861, 293,867..."

The above extract comes from:  John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).  To see the full account, go to Vision of Britain


Research Tools

Jurisdictions

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Nottinghamshire.

Civil Districts

When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Nottinghamshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.  The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.  Click here to see a list of the civil districts in Nottinghamshire and the parishes covered by each.  Read more about England Civil Registration.

Parishes

See a list of parishes of Nottinghamshire with links to articles.

Probate Jurisdictions

Before 1858, every town and parish in Nottinghamshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.  To read more about probate records and see a list of Nottinghamshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to Nottinghamshire Probate Records.

 Websites

To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Nottinghamshire and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.