Boughton St Matthew, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Guide to Boughton St. Matthew, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Boughton St Matthew, Nottinghamshire
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Boughton St Matthew Nottinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw; Thurgarton
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Southwell
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1682; Separate registers exist for Boughton beginning 1685
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Boughton beginning 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newark
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Boughton St Matthew was formerly jointly part of Kneesall, Nottinghamshire Genealogy Ancient parish and is part of the civil parish of Ollerton and Boughton in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched the history of the parish Boughton St Matthew

The Parish Church of St Matthew has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

See also Ollerton and Boughton Wikipedia

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]

Boughton St Matthew, Nottinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)[1]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP Undefined

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Boughton St Matthew
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1686-1907 Marriages 1685-1901 Burials 1686-1907 Bishop's Transcripts 1600-1861
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection. Boughton

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Southwell Poor Law Union,Nottinghamshire

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Nottinghamshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes B-D to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. It may be necessary to search for Kneesall, Nottinghamshire GenealogyScroll 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]

Boughton (Bucheton or Bucton) in GENUKI:

Kneesall (Kneesale or Chenesale)  in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 12 January 2015.
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.