Gonalston, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Gonalston, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
Gonalston St Lawrence, Nottinghamshire
|Poor Law Union||Southwell|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1598|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Nottinghamshire Record Office|
GONALSTON (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Southwell, S. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton and of the county of Nottingham, 4¾ miles (S. S. W.) from Southwell.
Gonalston is an Ancient Parish.
History of the Church Gonalston St Laurence
The parish church of St Laurence has been designated a grade II listed building British listed building
See also Gonalston 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.
Gonalston, 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) - (£)|
|GONALSTON PARISH Online Records|
Gonalston St Laurence
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1538-1900 Marriages 1538-1900 Burials 1543-1905 Bishop’s Transcripts 1598-1843
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Gonalston
Gonalston - St Lawrence. A transcription of memorial inscriptions, dating from 1748, giving surname, given names, date of death, and age. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine vol. 21, pages 17-19, 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.
Transcribed by Bailey, Bryan, Certificates for Using Hair Powder Issued 1795-1978. For each Nottinghamshire Parish, gives the Cerificate no. date, surname, given name, and description. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol.127, page 1-38, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n - the original is at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref QDT 1/1-4.
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: 07 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.