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Park Leys, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

Park Leys, Nottinghamshire
Type Extra-parochial area (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Thurgarton
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Southwell
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History

PARK-LEYS, an extra-parochial tract in Southwell district, Notts; 4¾ miles N W by N of Newark.[1]

Additional information:

PARK-LEYS, an extra-parochial district, in the N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham; containing 10 inhabitants. In 1848 it consisted of one farm.[2]

Neither of these gazetteers had much to say about Park-Leys.


Civil Registration

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

Park Leys is an extra parochial area.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Park Leys

Census records

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

Southwell 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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


Parl Leys in GENUKI


  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1872. Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 535-537. Adapted, date accessed: 4 October 2013.