Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire Genealogy

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Abington Pigotts

Guide to Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Armingford
County Cambridgeshire
Poor Law Union Royston
Registration District Royston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1729
Bishop's Transcripts: 1599
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Shingay
Diocese Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
Location of Archive
Cambridgeshire Record Office

Parish History

ABINGTON-IN-THE-CLAY, or Abington-Pigots (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Royston, hundred of Armingford, county of Cambridge, 4½ miles (W. N. W.) from Royston.[1]


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

Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS BTs = FamilySearch Bishop's Transcripts - free[2]
Abington Pigotts, Cambridgeshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


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1599-1867, 1871 1599-1846
1599-1867, 1871

Parish registers begin in 1729 and Bishop Transcripts begin in 1599. The Church of England records for Abington Pigotts, St. Michael's are available on microfilm through the Family History Library or your local family history center.

The Parish registers of Abington Pigotts, otherwise Abington juxta Shingay, in the county of Cambridge, 1653-1812: Film # 845445 Item 2

Bishop's transcripts for Abington-in-the-Clay, 1599-1871: Film No. 1485264. This microfilm has been digitised.

Copies of the Parish registers are also available through the Society of Genealogists and the Cambridge Record Office.

Boyds Marriage Index covers 1559-1837 and is available on British Origins and findmypast.

Non-Conformist Churches


Census records

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.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire 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.


Abington Pigotts or Abington in the Clay on GENUKI


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 08 January 2014.
  2. FamilySearch Catalog. Accessed 12 April 2016.