Ollerton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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


Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
Ollerton St Giles Nottinghamshire.jpg
Ollerton St Giles Nottinghamshire
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Southwell
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1592; For more records see Edwinstowe
Bishop's Transcripts: 1627
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Manor of Edwinstowe
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

OLLERTON, a market-town and chapelry, in the parish of Edwinstowe, union of Southwell, Hatfield division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 18½ miles (N. N. E.) from Nottingham. Here is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

Additional information:

Ollerton St Giles is an Ancient Parish in the civil parish of Ollerton and Boughton in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire.

The Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project is researching the history of the church and parish Ollerton St Giles

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

The Parish church of St Paulinus which dates from 1931 has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

See also Ollerton Wikipedia

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

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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

Ollerton 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. 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 Records[edit | edit source]

War Memorial - Ollerton, Old Newark Road.   War Memorials, -  for W.W.1, W.W.2, Cyprus and Northern Ireland, giving surname, initials of given names.  The Cypriot War Memorial is for Gillott, Terence Arthur who died on active service 28 Augsut 1956 aged 21 years.  Northern Ireland is for McGonicle, Stephen Russell Cpl. killed on active service 4 May 1989, age 30 years.  Transcription of these Memorials is in Nottinghamshire Family History vol. 91, page 28, FHL Ref. 942.52 D25n

Occupation[edit | edit source]

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.

Transcribed by Chettle, Jim, and Bailey, Bryan.  Nominal Rolls of the Earl of Scarbrough's School, Ollerton 1848-1860.  Nominal roll showing the present state of Earl Scarborough's Endowed School, for the years 1848-1860, giving pupil's given name, surname, age, place of residence under what terms admitted and date of admission.  Original held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD.SR 214/1-24, and the transcription in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 115, pages 1-46, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

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]

Ollerton (formerly Alereton or Allerton) in GENUKI: Alston, Lancashire, England

References[edit | edit source]


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.