Annesley, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Annesley is an Ancient Parish which includes in the parish boundary the hamlets of Annesley-Woodhouse and Wandesley, and the extraparochial district of Felly

The 12th century church of All Saints fell into disuse and is now in ruins and have been listed as an Ancient monument. Ruined church listing The church is referred to in literature by both Lord Byron and D.H. Lawrence who lived in the county.

The present church of All Saints  was built in 1874 closer to the colliery housing as the mining community of the "new" village grew.

The church of All Saints was rebuilt in 1907 following fire and has been designated a grade II* listed building by English Heritage British listed building

See also Annesley All Saints and Annesley Wikipedia

ANNESLEY (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Basford, N. division of the wapentake of Broxtow and of the county of Nottingham, 10 miles (N. N. W.) from Nottingham; containing, with the hamlets of Annesley-Woodhouse and Wandesley, and the extraparochial district of Felly, 315 inhabitants. [1]


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.

This area was in the Basford registration district

Church records

Annesley All Saints

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1599-1959 Marriages 1599-1955 Burials 1599-1881 Bishop’s Transcripts 1605-1867
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Annesley

Census records

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.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Basford Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

Probate records

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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Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 58-62. Accessed: 12 April 2012.