Radford St Peter, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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


Radford St Peter, Nottinghamshire
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Radford St Peter Nottinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxtow
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Radford
Registration District Radford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1563
Bishop's Transcripts: 1602
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]

RADFORD (St. Peter), a parish, and the head of a union, in the S. division of the wapentake of Broxton, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 1 mile (W. by N.) from Nottingham. The Peverel court is held in Radford, to try please its jurisdiction and extends over the whole of the honour of Peverel, and several in the counties of Leicester and York. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Primitive Methodists, and Wesleyans.[1]

Additional information:

Radford St Peter is an Ancient parish which included New Coleorton and Kensington. the district is now close to the City centre but was formerly a village and the church was rebuilt in 1812.

The church of St Peter Hartley Road Nottingham has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

see also St Peter's Church Radford Wikipedia Radford Nottingham Wikipedia
From this parish were formed

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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

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Radford 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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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

1821 Census - Radford.  Gives forename, surname, number of males and females in the household.  Original article held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 14,751, transcription in Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 95, pages 41-51, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

Occupation
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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.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Radford Poor Law Union,Nottinghamshire

Transcribed by Boot, Sam. Radford St Peter's Poor Rate Assessment 1807. A rate  or assessment made on the several Inhabitants and Occupiers of Land within the Parish of Radford for and towards the necessary relief of the Poor with in the said Parish at the rate of two Shillings in the pound made and approved 24 December 1807.  A list of names and the amount given.  Available from the Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 14,691, and also in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine vol. 123, pages 60-75, FHL 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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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted, date accessed: 09 December 2013.