Orston, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Orston St Mary Nottinghamshire.jpg

Parish History[edit | edit source]

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

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

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]

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

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 Family History Library 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 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.


See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Bingham Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Englan (1848), pp. 483-486. Date accessed: 4 October 2013.