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Nottingham St Thomas, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

Parish HistoryEdit

Nottingham St Thomas was formed as a district Church by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners in July 1874 after protracted disagreement about its boundary which was formed partly from the parish of Nottingham St Matthew, Talbot Street, Nottinghamshire, partly from Nottingham St Nicholas, Nottinghamshire and partly from Nottingham St Nicholas, Nottinghamshire The building was acquired by the Church Commissioners and was formerly the Wesleyan Congregational Free Church.

Upon eventual closure as a parish in 1926  St Thomas’ was made a Chapel of Ease in the parish of Nottingham St Matthew, Talbot Street, Nottinghamshire. It closed soon afterwards and was demolished in 1930-31. 

See  church history researched by the Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project Nottingham St Thomas


Civil RegistrationEdit

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 recordsEdit

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Nottingham St Thomas Baptisms 1873-1926 Baptisms 1947-1953 include St Matthews Marriages 1875-1926 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 Nottingham

Census recordsEdit

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law UnionsEdit

Nottingham Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

Probate records

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.

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