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*[[Nottinghamshire Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Census|Census]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Church Directories|Church Directories]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Church History|Church History]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Civil Registration- Vital Records|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Emigration and Immigration|Emigration &amp; Immigration]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire History|History]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Languages|Languages]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Merchant Marine|Merchant Marine]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Nobility|Nobility]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Occupations|Occupations]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Names, Personal|Personal Names]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Place Names|Place Names]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Poor Law Unions|Poor Law Unions]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Schools|Schools]]
 
*[[Nottinghamshire Societies|Societies]]
 
 
 
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Nottinghamshire, or Notts, is a midland county in England.

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"NOTTINGHAMSHIRE or Notts, a midland county; bounded, on the N W, by Yorkshire; on the N E and the E, by Lincolnshire; on the S E and the S, by Leicestershire; on the W, by Derbyshire... Its greatest length, from N to S, is 50 miles; its greatest breadth, from E to W, is 27 miles; its circuit is about 150 miles; and its area is 526,076 acres...

" Notts contains 209 parishes, parts of 2 others, and 14 extra-parochial places...

"The places of worship within the electoral county, in 1851, were 248 of the Church of England, 21 of Independents, 14 of Particular Baptists, 14 of General Baptists, 23 of New Connexion General Baptists, 1 of Scotch Baptists, 2 of Baptists undefined, 3 of Quakers, 2 of Unitarians, 160 of Wesleyan Methodists, 15 of New Connexion Methodists, 78 of Primitive Methodists, 8 of the Wesleyan Association, 8 of Wesleyan Reformers, 4 of Independent Methodists, 1 of the New Church, 10 of isolated congregations, 1 of the Catholic and Apostolic church, 11 of Latter Day Saints, 5 of Roman Catholics, and 1 of Jews...

"Population in 1801 was 140,350; in 1821, 186,873; in 1841, 249,910; and in 1861, 293,867..."

The above extract comes from:  John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).  To see the full account, go to Vision of Britain

Research Tools

Jurisdictions

Civil Districts

When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Nottinghamshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.  The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.  Click here to see a list of the civil districts in Nottinghamshire and the parishes covered by each.  Read more about England Civil Registration.

Parishes

See a list of parishes of Nottinghamshire with links to articles.

Probate Jurisdictions

Before 1858, every town and parish in Nottinghamshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.  To read more about probate records and see a list of Nottinghamshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to Nottinghamshire Probate Records.

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