Keyworth, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

Keyworth, Nottinghamshire
Keyworth St Mary Magdalene Nottinghamshire.jpg
Keyworth St Mary Magdalene Nottinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Rushcliffe
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bingham
Registration District Bingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bingham
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

KEYWORTH (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, in the union of Bingham, N. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 7 miles (S. S. E.) from Nottingham. There are places of worship for Independents.[1]

Additional information:

Keyworth St Mary Magdalene is an Ancient Parish about 6 miles south east of Nottingham.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History project history of the church Keyworth

The parish church of St Mary Magdalene has been designated a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Keyworth 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]

Keyworth St Mary Magdalene parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

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


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP Undefined

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1653-1957 Marriages 1654-1960 Burials 1654-1900 Bishop’s Transcripts 1601-1847
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 Keyworth

Keyworth - Independent Burial Ground.  A transcription of the Memorial Inscriptions, giving surname, given names, date of death, and age, starting in 1837.  The orginal is held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD/TS 19/17.  The transcription is in the Nottinghamshire Family History Magazine, vol. 64 page 14, FHL Ref 942.52 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

Emigration[edit | edit source]

Bailey, Bryan.  Letter Regarding Assisted Emigration from Keyworth to the Cape.  A letter regarding William Pike and his family wanting assistance to emigrate from Keyworth to the Cape dated November 1819.  His wife's name is not listed - children are Thomas, Sarah, William Elijah, and Rose. Article available at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref C/QA/CP 5/1/6/29, and also in Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine vol.107, page 56, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Bingham Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Keyworth in GENUKI

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,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 12 January 2015.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.