Bilborough with Strelley, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Guide to Bilborough with Strelley, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.

Bilborough with Strelley, Nottinghamshire
Strelley All Saints Nottinghamshire.jpg
Strelley All Saints Nottinghamshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Broxtow
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Basford
Registration District Basford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1569; Separate registers exist for Strelley beginning 1654
Bishop's Transcripts: 1626; Separate records exist for Strelley beginning 1626
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Nottingham
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History

BILBOROUGH (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Basford, S. division of the wapentake of Broxtow, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 4 miles (W. N. W.) from Nottingham. The hamlet of Broxtow, in the parish, was once a place of considerable importance. [1]

Additional information:

Bilborough with Strelley Ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1838 from Bilborough Ancient parish and Strelley Ancient parish and included Broxtow (sometimes Broxtowe).

The church of All Saints Main Street Strelley dates from the 13th century and was restored in 1850 and 1895 and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage. British listed building Th church was much loved by Nikolaus Pevsner in his history of Nottinghamshire buildings and described as the most important church building to the west of Nottingham.

Strelley Wikipedia

Bilborough Wikipedia


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.

This area was from 1837 part of the Basford registration district

Church records

Bilborough with Strelley, Nottinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)[2]
Bilborough with Strelley, Nottinghamshire Genealogy Parish Online Records


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Bilborough St Martin

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1569-1956 Marriages 1569-1957 Burials 1571-1901 Bishop's Transcripts 1626-1847
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online 

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Bilborough with Strelley

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.

See Nottinghamshire Census


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.

Inhabitants of Bilborough at 31 January 1815. Gives surname, and forename of head of household and number of males, females.  Original at Nottinghamshire Archives DD.E 14/75/1,2  transcription in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine vol. 105, page 34, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n

Poor Law Unions

Basford 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.


Bilborough in GENUKI


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 06 December 2013.
  2. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 12 January 2015.