Willoughby on the Wolds, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

Willoughby on the Wolds, Nottinghamshire
St Mary & All Saints Willoughby-on-the-Wolds Nottinghamshire.jpg
St Mary & All Saints Willoughby-on-the-Wolds Nottinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Rushcliffe
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Loughborough
Registration District Loughborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1680
Bishop's Transcripts: 1627
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bingham
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Manor of St John of Jerusalem or Shelford St Johns
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WILLOUGHBY-IN-THE-WOLDS (St. Mary and All Saints), a parish, in the union of Loughborough, S. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe and of the county of Nottingham, 7 miles (N. E. by E.) from Loughborough. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

Additional information:

Willoughby-on-the-Wolds St Mary and All Saints is an Ancient Parish in Nottinghamshire on the Fosse way in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire. The parish boundary froms part of the county boundary with neighbours Wymeswold, Leicestershire Genealogy Prestwold, Leicestershire Genealogy Seagrave, Leicestershire Genealogy and Old Dalby, Leicestershire Genealogy

The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Willoughby on the Wolds Wikipedia

Resources[edit | edit source]

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]

Willoughby on the Wolds, Nottinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)[2]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[3]


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Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Willoughby on the Wolds St Mary and All Saints Baptisms circa 1670-1970 Marriages 1682-1970 Burials circa 1670-1901 Bishop's Transcripts 1627-1844
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Willoughby on the Wolds

Willoughby on the Wolds. A transcription of Memorial Inscriptions dating from 1821, giving surname, given name, date of death and age. The original is held at Nottinhamshire Archives Ref DD/TS  19/35 and article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Magazine vol. 64, page 33 , Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n

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

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Loughborough Poor Law Union, Leicestershire Genealogy

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]

Willoughby on the Wolds in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 10 December 2013.
  2. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 9 January 2015.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.