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 Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxtow
County Nottinghamshire
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.

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]

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Non-Conformists (All other Religions)

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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

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Kirkby in Ashfield Online Parish Records
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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Other Websites
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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

Occupation
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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

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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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.