Elston, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Elston, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
Elston+ All+Saints Nottinghamshire
|Poor Law Union||Southwell|
|Parish registers: 1572|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1603|
|Probate Court||Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York|
|Location of Archive|
|Nottinghamshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
ELSTON (All Saints),a parish, in the union of Southwell, S. division of the wapentake of Newark and of the county of Nottingham, 5½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Newark; containing 259 inhabitants. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.
Elston All Saints is an Ancient Parish
The parish Church of All Saints which was restored and rebuilt in 1856 has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building
Elston Chapel is a redundant Anglican Ancient Parish church in the village and civil Parish of Elston in the Newark and Sherwoood district of Nottinghamshire. The Chapel is now in the chare of the Churches Conservation Trust.Elston Wikipedia The chapel was declared redundant in 1976 Elston Chapel Wikipedia
The Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched the history of the chapel Elston Old Chapel
Elston Old Chapel has been designated as a grade I listed Building British listed building
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.
Church records[edit | edit source]
Elston parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Elston 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.
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: 07 December 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Nottinghamshire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.