Attenborough, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Attenborough St Mary the Virgin is an Ancient Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire. Bramcote, Nottinghamshire is a chapelry of Attenborough. Other places in the parish include: Toton and Chilwell.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched the history of the church and parish Attenborough St Mary the Virgin

The church of St Mary the Virgin has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Attenborough Wikipedia

ATTENBOROUGH (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Shardlow, S. division of the wapentake of Broxtow, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 6 miles (S. W.) from Nottingham; containing, with the township of Toton and the hamlet of Chilwell.[1]


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.

Church records

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

PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]


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Attenborough St Mary

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1559-1901 Marriages 1560-1907 Burials 1559-1901 Bishop’s Transcripts 1601-1852
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Attenborough

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

Poor Law Unions

Shardlow Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

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.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 108-112. Date accessed: 14 Apr 2012
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.