Epperstone, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Epperstone Holy Cross is an Ancient Parish; the village and civil parish of Epperstone are within the Newark and Sherwood district of Nottinghamshire. See Epperstone Wikipedia

The Southwell and Nottingham Church History Project have researched the history of the church Epperstone Holy Cross

The parish church of Holy Cross Main Street Epperstone has been designated as a grade I listed bulding British listed building

EPPERSTON (Holy Cross),a parish, in the union of Southwell, S. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton and of the county of Nottingham, 10 miles (N. N. E.) from Nottingham; containing 518 inhabitants. There are a place of worship for Wesleyans. [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

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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

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

Southwell 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) http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50949