Thorpe, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Thorpe, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
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|Poor Law Union||Southwell|
|Parish registers: 1542|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1632|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Nottinghamshire Record Office|
THORPE (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Southwell, S. division of the wapentake of Newark and of the county of Nottingham, 3 miles (S. W.) from Newark. The parish is situated about half a mile east of the river Trent, and of the old Fosse road from Nottingham to Newark.
Thorpe St Lawrence is an Ancient Parish in the village of Thorpe (sometimes called Thorpe-by-Newark) in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire.
The Parish Church of St Lawrence has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building
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.
Thorpe St Laurence 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) - (£)|
|THORPE PARISH Online Records|
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1560-1901 Marriages 1566-1901 Burials 1542-1902 Bishop’s Transcripts 1632-1843
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Thorpe
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 438907.
1821 Census Thorpe next Newartk. Shows head of the household, number of males and females within various age groups, within the household. Original held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 5799, transcription in the Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 95, page 53, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n
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: 09 December 2013.
- 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' findmypast, accessed 9 January 2015.
- Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.