Balderton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Balderton St Giles is an Ancient parish in one of the largest villages in Nottinghamshire.
The church dates from the 12th century and was restored in 1880 and has been designated as a grade I listed building by English Heritage British listed building Southwell and Nottingham Church History project are researching the history of the parish Balderton St Giles
The parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with Lincolnshire and is so extensive that it neighbours 4 Lincolnshire parishes.
RAF Balderton opened in 1941 as an air base Balderton was known as USAAF Station AAF-482 for security reasons by the USAAF during the war, and by which it was referred to instead of location. It's USAAF Station Code was "BD".
BALDERTON (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Newark, S. division of the wapentake of Newark and of the county of Nottingham, 2 miles (S. E.) from Newark; containing 899 inhabitants.
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 parish was from 1837 within Newark registration district
Certificates can be obtained from:
The Register Office
Balderton St Giles
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1538-1958 Marriages 1540-1960 Burials 1539-1962 Bishop's Transcripts 1600-1848
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Balderton
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.
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), pp. 132-136. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50775