Norton Cuckney, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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


Norton Cuckney, Nottinghamshire
Norton Cuckney St Mary Nottinghamshire.jpg
Norton Cuckney St Mary Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Worksop
Registration District Worksop
Records begin
Parish registers: 1632
Bishop's Transcripts: 1627
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
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]


CUCKNEY, a village, a township, and a parish in Worksop district, Notts. The village stands 5½ miles S by W of Worksop r. station, and 8 N by E of Mansfield; has a post office under Mansfield. The township includes also the hamlets of Bonbusk and Milnthorpe. The parish contains likewise the townships of Norton, Holbeck, and Langwith; and bears the name of Norton-Cuckney.[1]

Additional information:

Norton Cuckney St Mary is an Ancient Parish in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire which includes Holbeck, Langwith, Nether Langwith, Milnethorpe, Cuckney with Bonbusk and Milnethorpe, Norton, Bonbusk, Cuckney, and Milnthorpe within the extensive parish boundary. The parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbours Whitwell, Derbyshire Elmton with Cresswell, Derbyshire Bolsover, Derbyshire Scarcliffe, Derbyshire and Upper Langwith, Derbyshire

The Parish Church of St mary Norton Lane Cuckney has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Norton Wikipedia and Samuel A. Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 742-746. here

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[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.

For history of civil registration in this area see Worksop 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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Norton Cuckney Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
Indexes and images
Indexes only
FamilySearch Collections-Nottinghamshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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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
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past Parish Registers-Nottinghamshire ($)
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Find My Past Banns-Nottinghamshire ($)
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1600s-1800s
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Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Nottinghamshire ($)
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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Ancestry-Nottinghamshire, England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death ($)
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1800s-2000s
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1800s-2000s
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1800s-2000s
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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1800s-1900s

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

Occupations[edit | edit source]

Transcribed by Bailey,Bryan.  Children Apprenticed to Toplis & Co of Cuckney  1786-1805.

List of children apprecticed to Toplis and Co. giving date when received, child's name, age, Parish, by Whom Sent, date when free and when left,  also a list of them who died name and date given and where from, dating from 1786-1805 with an alphabetical listing and page number. Article in Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD 895/1, and also in Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol.122, pages 16-79, Family History Library Ref.942.52 D25n

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Worksop 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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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.