Cromwell, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Cromwell St Giles is an Ancient Parish; the church dates from the 13th century and was partly restored by Ewan Christian 1873-1876 and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage . British listed building

Cromwell is one of only 4 Thankful Villages in Nottinghamshire with no fatalities in the 1914-1918 conflict.

The rectory and former Dower House is now home to the Vina Cooke Doll Museum and access to the church is via key held at the Museum.Doll Museum

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Cromwell is adjacent to the A1 and five miles north of Newark Wikipedia

CROMWELL (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Southwell, N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 5¼ miles (N.) from Newark; containing 203 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.

Church records

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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

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. The first film number is 438908.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Southwell 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 729-733. [