Norwell, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to Norwell, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
Norwell St Laurence Nottinghamshire
|Poor Law Union||Southwell|
|Parish registers: 1681|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1635|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of Southwell|
|Location of Archive|
|Nottinghamshire Record Office|
NORWELL (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Southwell, N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 6 miles (N. by W.) from Newark with the chapelry of Carlton-upon-Trent, and the township of Norwell-Woodhouse. On the site of an ancient mansion called Preston Hall now stands a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists, built in 1827.
Norwell St Laurence is an Ancient parish in the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire close to the border with Lincolnshire and includes Norwell Woodhouse andNorwell with Willoughby..
Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project have researched the history of the church Norwell St Laurence
The Church of St Laurence has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
See also St Laurence Church Norwell Wikipedia
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.
Norwell parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Norwell Online Parish Records|
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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 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.
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
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.
Original Transcription by Martin, Sheila. Copy of the Will of William Hancock 1794. Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD.SP 67/3. Copy of the William Hancock 16 December 1794, Executors George Baines Norwell Woodhouse, with the following surnames in the Will - Parsons, How, Cullen, Fillingham, Warriner, Whitworth, White, Booth, Swallow, Wilson, Burgess, Robinson. Article in Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. vol. 119, pages 62-64, FHL Ref. 942.52 D25n
Maps and Gazetteers
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted, date accessed: 08 December 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Nottinghamshire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.