Edwalton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Guide to Edwalton, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records

Edwalton, Nottinghamshire
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Edwalton Holy Rood Nottinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Rushcliffe
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bingham
Registration District Bingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1545
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bingham
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

EDWALTON (Holy Rood), a parish, in the union of Bingham, N. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 3½ miles (S. S. E.) from Nottingham.[1]

Additional information:

Edwalton Holy Rood was formed as an Ecclesisatical Parish in 1739 from a chapelry in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire Genealogy Ancient Parish.

See Edwalton Holy Rood church history

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]

FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)[2]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[3]


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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Edwalton

Edwalton Marriage Certificate 1742.  A transcription of a marriage certificate of John Hutchinson and Sarah Blackshaw dated 9 March 1742.  Original held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 27,472 and transcription in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 117, page 73, FHL Ref 942.72 D25n

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.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Occupations[edit | edit source]

Bailey, Bryan.  Edwalton Apprenticeship Indenture 1783.

Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 27,474.

Copy of the indenture dated 24 Jan. 1783, with names Ann Briggs, John Vincent, signatures of Thomas Flewit, Thomas Holmes and John Vinson, Sealed and delivered in the Presence of Thos Wright, Wm Vinson. Wm Coape Sherbrooke and Thos Charlton are listed as Justices of the Peace. Article in Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 119, page59. Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Bingham Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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 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]

Edwalton (Edwalston) in GENUKI: Edwalton

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.
  2. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' findmypast, accessed 9 January 2015.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.