Whatton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Whatton, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
Whatton St John of Beverly Nottinghamshire
|Poor Law Union||Bingham|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1626|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Nottinghamshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
WHATTON (St. John of Beverley), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 2¾ miles (E.) from Bingham 3 containing, with the township of Aslacton. There is a place of worship for Weslevans. 
Whatton is an Ancient Parish and includes Aslacton; it is sometimes referred to as Whatton in the Vale and is within the vale of Belvoir .
Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have described the church Whatton St John of Beverley
The parish church dates from the 11th century in part but rebuilding in 1846 and 1870 resulted in the present church on the site which has been designated a grade II* listed building British listed building
See also Whatton Wikipedia
From this parish was formed Aslockton St Thomas, Nottinghamshire in 1891-1892
Resources[edit | edit source]
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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]
The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Due to the increasing access of online records:
- Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
- Dates in the following table are approximate
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|Whatton Online Parish Records|
|Parish Registers - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog|
|Find My Past Parish Registers-Nottinghamshire ($)|
|Find My Past Banns-Nottinghamshire ($)|
|Ancestry-Church of England BMD-Nottinghamshire ($)|
|Ancestry-Nottinghamshire, England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death ($)|
|Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage|
|Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)|
|National Burial Index-FMP (Free)|
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.
- Joiner Marriage Index - Nottinghamshire ($)
- The Genealogist Parish Registers - Nottinghamshire ($)
- UK Websites for Parish Records - Links to online genealogical records
- Online Genealogical Index - Links to online genealogical records
Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]
- 1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717 at FindMyPast ($), index and images
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.
Court Records[edit | edit source]
Transcribed by Peters, Doreen. Extracts From the Nottingham Quarter Sessions Minute Books 1802. Alist of people who had defective Weights and Measures, Penalty and costs, dated 26 April 1802, in the area of Whatton, surnames are Parnham, Sherrack, and Kirk. Article availabe at Nottinghamshire Archeves Ref QSM 1/34, also in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 123, pages 46-51, FHL Ref. 942.52 D25n
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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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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Websites[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 534-537. Date accessed: 21 October 2013.