Bole, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Bole St Martin is an Ancient Parish and part of the parish boundary forms the county boundary with Gainsborough Holy Trinity, Lincolnshire which lies on the opposite bank of the River Trent from this parish.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History project are researching the history of the church Bole St Martin

The church of St Martin has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building

The church of St John the Baptist Bole is designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building listed building

Bole Wikipedia

BOLE (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Gainsborough, North-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 3½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Gainsborough; containing 191 inhabitants. [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

Bole St Martin

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1813-1983 Marriages 1755-1992 Burials 1813-1983 Bishop's Transcripts 1636-1858
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 Bole

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

Gainsborough Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire

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), pp. 290-295. URL: