Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxtow
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Basford
Registration District Basford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1620
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Nottingham
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]

KIRKBY-IN-ASHFIELD, a village and a parish in Basford district, Notts. The village stands 1 mile W of Kirkby r. station, 1½ E of the boundary with Derbyshire, and 5 SW of Mansfield; is a large place; and has. a post office, of the name of Kirkby, under Mansfield. The parish includes also the village of Kirkby-Folly and the hamlet of Kirkby-Woodhouse. There are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans.[1]

Additional information:

Kirkby in Ashfield St Wilfrid is an Ancient parish in the town which included Kirkby Woodhouse and Kirkby Folly in the parish boundary.

The parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with its neighbour Pinxton, Derbyshire Genealogy.

The church of St Wilfrid is 13th century in origin but was rebuilt in 1908 after destruction by fire in 1907 and has been designated a grade II listed building by English Heritage British listed building It is also known locally as St Luke. see also St Wilfrid Wikipedia Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project have researched the history of the church and parish Kirkby-in-Ashfield St Wilfrid

From this parish was formed the parish of Kirkby Woodhouse St John see St John the Evangelist Wikipedia

From this parish was formed the Ecclesisatical parish of [Eat Kirkby] Kirkby in Ashfield St Thomas built in 1903.

See also Kirkby-in-Ashfield Wikipedia

Resources[edit | edit source]

Kirky in Ashfield - Kingsway Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Transcription of Memorial Inscriptions, - Alphabetical listing of surname, given name, relationship, sometimes birth date, date of death and age, in the Kingsway Cemetery dating from 1877.  Article in Nottinghamshire Family History Magazine, vol. 89, pages 1-24, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n.

See also links in the Church records table below for images of the burial registers for Kingsway Old and New Cemeteries.

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.

This area was from 1837 part of the Basford registration district

Church records[edit | edit source]

Kirkby in Ashfield St Wilfrid 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]
CemO = Kingsway Old Cemetery records (Ashfield District Council) - FREE
CemN = Kingsway New Cemetery records including index images (Ashfield District Council) - FREE


Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP Undefined



1933-2006(Images of book indexes) 1933-2006

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1621-1962 Marriages 1621-1963 Burials 1621-1950

Kirkby Woodhouse St John

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1860-1931 Marriages  1901-1947 Burials 1861-1911

Kirkby in Ashfield (East) St Thomas

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1893-1952 Marriages 1903-1958

Kirkby in Ashfield (East) St Andrew

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1922-1960 Marriages 1935-1961
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 Kirkby in Ashfield

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

Military[edit | edit source]

Kirky in Ashfield - War Memorials.  A transcription of W.W. 1 and W.W. 2, War memorials, in Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 82 page 21-23, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

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Transcribed by Bailey, Bryan, Certificates for Using Hair Powder Issued 1795-1978. For each Nottinghamshire Parish, gives the Cerificate no. date, surname, given name, and description. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol.127, page 1-38, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n - the original is at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref QDT 1/1-4.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Basford 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
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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]

Kirby in Ashfield in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). 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.