Boxworth, Cambridgeshire Genealogy
Guide to Boxworth, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Boxworth St Peter Cambridgeshire
|County||Cambridgeshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||St Ives|
|Registration District||St Ives|
|Parish registers: 1588; For more records see Elsworth|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1599|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely|
|Location of Archive|
|Cambridgeshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BOXWORTH (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of St. Ives, hundred of Papworth, county of Cambridge, 6½ miles NE by N from Caxton.
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]
Boxworth parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Boxworth Online Parish Records|
|IGI||1588-1876, 1588-1876||1588-1812, 1813-1878|
|FS Catalog PRs||1588-1903||1588-1903||1588-1903|
|FS Catalog BTs||1599-1843||1599-1843||1599-1843|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Parish Registers are held at Cambridge Record Office Bishop's Transcripts are held at the Cambridge University Library
Parish registers for Boxworth, 1588-1903 at the FHL
Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images
- Primitive Methodist
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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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]
Boxworth on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 08 January 2014.