Kneesall, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

Kneesall, Nottinghamshire
Kneesall St+Bartholomew Nottinghamshire.JPG
Kneesall St+Bartholomew Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw; Thurgarton
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Southwell
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1682; Separate registers exist for Boughton beginning 1685
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Boughton beginning 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newark
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]

KNEESALL (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Southwell, partly in the South-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, and partly in the N. division of that of Thurgarton, N. and S. divisions of the county of Nottingham, 4 miles (S. E. by E.) from Ollerton with the townships of Kersall and Ompton. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

Additional information:

Kneesall St Bartholomew is an Ancient Parish which included Boughton, Ompton, and Kersall. The civil parish of Kneesall, Kersall and Ompton is part of the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire.Kneesall Wikipedia

The Southwell and Newark Church History Project are researching the church and parish history Kneesall St Bartholomew

The parish Church of St Bartholomew has been desigated as a grade I listed building. British listed Building

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]

Kneesall St Bartholomew 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]|}
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Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1682-1948 Marriages 1682-1984 Burials 1682-1901Bishop’s Transcripts 1600-1861
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 Kneesall <

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

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Southwell Poor Law Union,Nottinghamshire

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]

Kneesall (Kneesale or Chensale) in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.
  2. 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' findmypast, accessed 28 January 2015.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.