Blyth, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Blyth, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
Blyth St Mary & St Martin Nottinghamshire
|Hundred||Bassetlaw; Strafforth and Tickhill|
|Poor Law Union||Worksop|
|Registration District||Doncaster; East Retford; Worksop|
|Parish registers: 1556; Separate registers exist for Austerfield beginning 1559 and also for Bawtry beginning 1653|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1600; Separate records exist for Austerfield beginning 1600 and also for Bawtry beginning 1627|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Nottingham|
|Location of Archive|
|Nottinghamshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
BLYTH (St. Martin), is a parish, in the unions of Doncaster, East Retford, and Worksop; partly in the N. and partly in the S. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York; and partly in the Hatfield division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham; 31¼ miles (N. by E.) from Nottingham. The parish contains the chapelries of Bawtry and Austerfield, and the townships of Barnby-Moor, Blyth, Hodsock, Ranskill, Torworth, and part of Styrrup. At Austerfield and Bawtry are chapels of ease. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends and Wesleyans.
Blyth St Mary and St Martin Priory church is an extensive Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Barnby Moor , Torworth, Bilby, Blyth with Norney, Goldthorpe, Hodsock, Hodsock with Goldthorpe, Norney, Old Cotes, Oldcoates, Oldcoats, Oldcotes, Ranby, Ranskill, Styrrup, and Barnby Moor with Bilby.
Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched the church history Blyth St Mary and St Martin
The priory Church of St Mary and St Martin is partly 11th century in origin and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage British listed building
For information about the Priory, Blyth Hall and the leper hospital of St John the Evangelist see Blyth Wikipedia
From this parish were formed
Langold St Luke (1943) see Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham Wikipedia
Blyth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire.
Other places in the parish include: Barnby Moor , Torworth, Bilby, Blyth with Norney, Goldthorpe, Hodsock, Hodsock with Goldthorpe, Norney, Old Cotes, Oldcoates, Oldcoats, Oldcotes, Ranby, Ranskill, Styrrup, and Barnby Moor with Bilby.
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.
For history of civil registration in this area see Worksop Registration District
Church records[edit | edit source]
Blyth parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Blyth Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the Nottinghamshire Archives.
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.
1831 Census - Blyth. Alphabetical listing of head of household, showing number of families living in the house, children, whether male or female, and profession. Original article held at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref PR 3743, transcription in Nottinghamshire Family History Magazine vol. 95 pages 57-63, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n
Occupation[edit | edit source]
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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted, date accessed: 06 December 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Nottinghamshire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.