Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire Genealogy

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Guide to Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Armingford
County Cambridgeshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Royston
Registration District Royston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1729
Bishop's Transcripts: 1599
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Shingay
Diocese Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
Location of Archive
Cambridgeshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ABINGTON-IN-THE-CLAY, or Abington-Pigotts (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Royston, hundred of Armingford, county of Cambridge, 4½ miles WNW from Royston.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Abington-Pigotts parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS BTs = FamilySearch Bishop's Transcripts - free[2]
Abington Pigotts Online Parish Records


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1599-1867, 1871 1599-1846
1599-1867, 1871

Parish registers begin in 1729 and Bishop Transcripts begin in 1599. The Church of England records for Abington Pigotts, St. Michael's are available on microfilm through the Family History Library or your local family history center.

The Parish registers of Abington Pigotts, otherwise Abington juxta Shingay, in the county of Cambridge, 1653-1812: Film # 845445 Item 2

Bishop's transcripts for Abington-in-the-Clay, 1599-1871: Film No. 1485264. This microfilm has been digitised.

Copies of the Parish registers are also available through the Society of Genealogists and the Cambridge Record Office.

Boyds Marriage Index covers 1559-1837 and is available on British Origins and findmypast.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]


Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire 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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Abington Pigotts or Abington in the Clay on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 08 January 2014.
  2. FamilySearch Catalog. Accessed 12 April 2016.