Kingston on Soar, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Kingston on Soar St Wilfrid

Parish History

Kingston on Soar St Winifred is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire, created in 1762 from chapelry in  Ratcliffe on Soar, Nottinghamshire  Ancient Parish.

The Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched the church and parish history Kingston on Soar St Winifred

The Parish church of St Winfred has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See Kingston on Soar 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.

Kingston on Soar became part of Basford registration district  on 1 January 1937

Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).

Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.

Church records

Kingston on Soar St Winifred

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1688-1902 Marriages 1755-1901 Burials 1657-1804 Bishop’s Transcripts 1626-1843
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 Kingston on Soar

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

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Web sites