West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire Genealogy
Guide to West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.
|West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire|
West Bridgford St Giles Nottinghamshire
|Poor Law Union||Basford|
|Parish registers: 1559|
|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]
BRIDGFORD, WEST (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Basford, partly in the S. division of the wapentake of Bingham, but chiefly in the N. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 2 miles (S. S. E.) from Nottingham. At each of the hamlets of Basingfield and Gampston is a place called Chapel Yard, the supposed site of a chapel.
West Bridgford St Giles is an Ancient parish which includes Gamsford and Bassingfield
The church of St Giles dates from the 13th century and was restored in 1872; designated as a grade II listed building by English Heritage British listed bulding
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.
This area was from 1837 part of the Basford registration district
Church records[edit | edit source]
West Bridgford parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|West Bridgford 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.
Land and Property[edit | edit source]
Bailey, Bryan. Particulars and Rental of an Estate at West Bridgeford in the County of Nottingham the Property of John Musters Esqr 1800. Alphabetical listing surname, given name, description of whethether house or land, quantity of land, and the annual Rent. Original Article held Nottinghamshire Archives Ref DD.TB 2/2/14, transcription in Nottinghamshire Family History Soc. Magazine, vol. 115, pages 74-75, FHL Ref 942.52 D25n
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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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
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
West Bridgeford (Bridgeford) in GENUKI: West Bridgford
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References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 10 December 2013.
- Searching Parish Records online (Nottinghamshire) - The Following Parishes are Available at TheGenealogist, ParishRegister.co.uk, accessed 23 April 2019.