Caunton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Caunton, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
Caunton St+Andrew Nottinghamshire
|Poor Law Union||Southwell|
|Parish registers: 1709|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1609|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Southwell|
|Location of Archive|
|Nottinghamshire Record Office|
CAUNTON (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Southwell, N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham,5½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Newark. There are places of worship for Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists. 
Caunton St Andrew is an Ancient parish and included within the boundary Knapthorpe, Beesthorpe(sometimes spelled Besthorpe), and Deanhall
Southwell and Nottingham Church History project church history Caunton St Andrew
The church has been designated a grade I listed building Caunton St Andrew
See also Caunton Wikipedia
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.
Caunton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)|
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|CAUNTON PARISH Online Records|
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Caunton
Trascribed by Mills, Harold. An Alphabetical List of the Parishioners of Caunton, Nottinghamshire, c.1846.
The list contains Surname, forename, Condition, Trade, Abode and Remarks, available at the Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 6247 and also in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 109, pages 32-58, FHL Ref. 942.52 D25n
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.
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 06 December 2013.
- 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 12 January 2015.
- Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.