Nottingham St Peter, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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


Nottingham St Peter, Nottinghamshire
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Nottingham St Peter Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Nottingham
Registration District Nottingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1571
Bishop's Transcripts: 1601
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]

Nottingham St Peter is one of the three original Ancient Parishes in the City of Nottingham (along with Nottingham St Mary the Virgin, Nottinghamshire and Nottingham St James, Nottinghamshire). The parish boundary included The Park, a residential development in the former deer park and Castle and Nottingham St Peter Exchange ward in the City.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project have researched the church history Nottingham St Peter with St James The former parish of Nottingham St James, Nottinghamshire united in 1933 to form the benefice.

The church of St Peter or St Peter's Gate church of St Peter as it used to be known has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also:

Nottingham St Peter Wikipedia and Nottingham Wikipedia

NOTTINGHAM, a borough and market-town, forming a union and county of itself, locally in the wapentake of Broxtow, N. division of the county of Nottingham, of which it is the chief town. The town comprises the parishes of St. Mary, St. Nicholas, and St. Peter. The living of St. Peter's is a discharged rectory. There are places of worship for Baptists', 'Independents', 'Wesleyans, the Society of Friends, Huntingtonians, Sabellians, and Unitarians; a synagogue; and a Roman Catholic cathedral. This last edifice is dedicated to St. Barnabas.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

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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.

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

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Nottingham St Peter 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 ($)
1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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Ancestry-Nottinghamshire, England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death ($)
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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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1500s-1800s
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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

All at Sea 1861 Census. This article is an Alpabetical listing of surname, given name, age, Condition, Occupation, Place of Birth, Name of Ship and Reference number, for people born in Nottinghamshire, and either on a ship in port or at sea. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 99, pages 1- 7, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n,

All at Sea 1881 Census, same as the above, pages 8-15, with notes on the Ships at the end of the article.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Nottingham Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

Nottingham Union Workhouse. Admissions and Discharges Register 1 November 1856 to 11 December 1858. A picture of the Workhouse, and an 1861 map of Nottingham, reproduced with permission of the Nottinghamshire County Council, and an Admission and Discharge Register, which gives the year, date, surname, forename and age, with an alphabetical listing at the end. Article also includes an Index of Births as having occurred in the Workhouse, extracted from the Admissions Register, dated 1 November 1856-11 December 1858. Article is to be found in Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PUO 2/1/1 and also the transcription in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol.101, pages 1-92, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n

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.

  • England Jurisdictions 1851
  • Vision of Britain
  • Plan of the Town of Nottingham, dated 1844. The map includes all the new Streets and every recent alteration, dated 1844. Map to be found inside the back cover of the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine vol. 83, part 7, Family History Library 942.52 D25n

Websites[edit | edit source]

Nottingham, St. Peter in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 446-461. Adapted,date accessed: 4 October 2013.