Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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


Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxtow
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Mansfield
Registration District Mansfield
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1626
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Nottingham
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Manor of Mansfield
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]


MANSFIELD-WOODHOUSE, a village and a parish in Mansfield district, Notts. The village stands ¾ of a mile W of the river Maun, and 1½ N of Mansfield r. station; and has a post office under Mansfield. The parish includes part of Sherwood forest. There are chapels for Independents, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists.[1]

Additional information:

Mansfield Woodhouse is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire, created in 1736 from chapelry in Mansfield St Peter and St Paul, Nottinghamshire Ancient Parish.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched this parish Mansfield Woodhouse St Edmund King and Martyr

The church of St Edmund has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

See Mansfield Woodhouse Wikipedia and  A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 247-251. here.

Resources[edit | edit source]

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Non-Conformists (All other Religions)

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 in the Mansfield registration district from 1837; for registration district history Mansfield registration district

Certificates may be obtained from:

The Register Office
County House
100 Chesterfield Road South
Mansfield
NG19 7AQ
Phone 01623 476564
Fax 01623 636284
email:mansfieldro.cc@nottscc.gov.uk

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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Mansfield Woodhouse Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
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Indexes and images
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Indexes and images
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FamilySearch Collections-Nottinghamshire
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Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past Parish Registers-Nottinghamshire ($)
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Find My Past Banns-Nottinghamshire ($)
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Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Nottinghamshire ($)
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Ancestry-Nottinghamshire, England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death ($)
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Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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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

1831 Census - Mansfield. This Census has been done by streets, with the name of the people living in it, showing the head of the household, number of males and females in the household, and their profession. Original held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref. DC/M1/18/1, Transcription is in the Nottinghamshire Family History Magazine vol. 95, pages 67-88. FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Transcribed by Bailey, Brian.  Mansfield Woodhouse Soldier's Furlough 1800-1801.  Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 2104/1-5.  Short letters regarding some Soldiers why they couldn't rejoin their Battalion, during 1800-1801.  Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 121, pages 45-47, FHL Ref. 942.52 D25n

Newton, M. Nottingham Journal - of Newark, Gainsborough, Retford, Worksop, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Grantham and Sheffield Advertiser - January 11th 1800, Nottinghamshire Regiement of militia - List of Volunteers Discharged into his Majesty's Regular Forces. Article gives date of Discharge, persons name, and Parish dated July 22nd-November 10th. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 88 pages 24-27, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n


Occupations[edit | edit source]

Transcribed by Bailey, Bryan. Mansfield Woodhouse Apprenticeship Indentures 1738-1791.  A copy of various Apprenticeship Indentures, for the Mansfield Woodhouse area, dated 1738-1791, available at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 2110/1-10, and also the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 123, pages 52-55, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

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.

Mansfield Woodhouse Apprentice 1810.  Apprentice Rebecca Dutton appointed as Apprentice to Pleasley Cotton Mill 1810, by 2 Church Wardwens, and also two Overseers of the Poor.  Original held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 8397, transcription in Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 117, page 72, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Mansfield 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[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

Mansfield Woodhouse in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.