Orston, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Orston, Nottinghamshire
Orston St Mary Nottinghamshire.jpg
Orston St Mary Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bingham
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bingham
Registration District Bingham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1590; Separate registers exist for Staunton Chapel beginning 1663
Bishop's Transcripts: 1606; Separate records exist for Staunton Chapel beginning 1627
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bingham
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

ORSTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 6¼ miles (E. by N.) from Bingham. The living is a discharged vicarage, with the livings of Scarrington and Thoroton annexed. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

Additional information:

Orston St Mary is an Ancient Parish . Thoroton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy  and Scarrington, Nottinghamshire Genealogy were chapelries of this parish. Part of the parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbour Bottesford, Leicestershire Genealogy

History of the church Orston St Mary

The church of St Mary has been designated a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Orston 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]

Orston St Mary 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]
ORSTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FMP
Undisclosed

PALL
1590-1812

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1590-1981 Marriages 1590-1901 Burials 1591-1914 Bishop’s Transcripts 1606-1854

Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Orston

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

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]

Bingham Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire 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]

Orston in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.
  2. 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' findmypast, accessed 9 January 2015.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.