Nailsea Christ Church, Somerset Genealogy

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Guide to Nailsea Christ Church, Somerset ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Nailsea Christ Church, Somerset
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Portbury
County Somerset
Poor Law Union Bedminster
Registration District Bedminster
Records begin
Parish registers: 1844
Bishop's Transcripts: 1843
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Chew
Diocese Bath and Wells
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Bath and Wells (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

NAILSEA, is a village and a parish in Bedminster district, Somerset. A section of the Nailsea parish was constituted a separate charge, under the name of Christchurch, in 1844.[1]

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]

Nailsea Christ Church, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
Nailsea Christ Church, Somerset Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FREG 1843-1910
1844-1911
1843-1910

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.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Somerset 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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SOM/Nailsea/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazeteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted: 24 September 2013.
  2. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 18 February 2014.