Cambridge Holy Trinity, Cambridgeshire Genealogy

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Guide to Cambridge Holy Trinity, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Cambridge Holy Trinity, Cambridgeshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cambridge Borough
County Cambridgeshire
Poor Law Union Cambridge
Registration District Cambridge
Records begin
Parish registers: 1564
Bishop's Transcripts: 1599
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Cambridge
Diocese Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
Location of Archive
Cambridgeshire Record Office

Parish History

CAMBRIDGE, a university, borough, and market town, having separate jurisdiction, and forming a union and hundred of itself, in the county of Cambridge, on the river Cam, 51 miles (N. by E.) from London.[1]

Cambridge.-- parl. and mun. bor., and co. town of Cambridgeshire, on the river Cam, 56 miles N. of London by rail -- parl. bor.[2]

Cambridge - Holy Trinity.[3]

Resources

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

Besides Holy Trinity Parish, here's a list of all the other Cambridge Town ecclesiastical parishes and chapelries of the Church of England up to about 1870:

  • Holy Trinity - 1564
  • All Saints - 1538
  • Holy Sepulchre - 1567
  • St. Andrew the Great - 1635
  • St. Andrew the Less or Barnwell - 1753
  • St. Benedict - 1539
  • St. Botolph - 1564
  • St. Clement - 1560
  • St. Edward - 1558
  • St. Giles - 1585
  • St. Mary the Great - 1559
  • St. Mary the Less - 1557
  • St. Michael - 1538
  • St. Peter - 1586
  • Christ Church Chapelry - 1839
  • St. Barnabas - 1869
  • St. John Mission Church 1874
  • St. Matthew - 1866
  • St. Paul's Chapelry - 1845 (see also St Andrew the Less)

Online Records

Holy trinity parish registers and those registers of all of its contiguous ecclesiastical parishes and smaller chapelries lying within Cambridge Township boundaries have been mostly transcribed and are displayed online at the following web sites and ranges of years:

FS = FamilySearch.org
JOIN = JoinerMarriageIndex
CFHS = Cambridgeshire Family History Society
  CAMBRIDGE HOLY TRINITY PARISH (1566) Indexes

Baptisms Marriages Burials
FS 1664-1864 None None
JOIN None
None None
CFHS 1566-1950 1564-1950 1568-1950

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Non Conformist Churches
  • Presbyterian
  • Society of Friends
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints

Census records

Information on census records is available on Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire 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.

Websites

Cambridge Holy Trinity on GENUKI

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, publ. London: 1848; Adapted. Date accessed: 16 January 2014.
  2. John Bartholomew Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887. Adapted. Date accessed: 16 January 2014.
  3. Genuki Website, Adapted. Date accessed: 16 January 2014.