Balderton, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Parish History

BALDERTON (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Newark, S. division of the wapentake of Newark and of the county of Nottingham, 2 miles (S. E.) from Newark.[1]

Additional information:

Balderton St Giles is an Ancient parish in one of the largest villages in Nottinghamshire.

The church dates from the 12th century and was restored in 1880 and has been designated as a grade I listed building by English Heritage British listed building Southwell and Nottingham Church History project are researching the history of the parish Balderton St Giles

The parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with Lincolnshire and is so extensive that it neighbours 4 Lincolnshire parishes.

RAF Balderton opened in 1941 as an air base Balderton was known as USAAF Station AAF-482 for security reasons by the USAAF during the war, and by which it was referred to instead of location. It's USAAF Station Code was "BD".

Balderton Wikipedia


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.

This parish was from 1837 within Newark registration district

Certificates can be obtained from:

The Register Office
County Offices
Balderton Gate
NG24 1UW
01636 705455
01636 679259

Church records

Balderton, 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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Balderton St Giles

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1538-1958 Marriages 1540-1960 Burials 1539-1962 Bishop's Transcripts 1600-1848
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 Balderton

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

Newark Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire

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

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Web sites


  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 06 December 2013.
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.