Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Mansfield Woodhouse is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire, created in 1736 from chapelry in Mansfield St Peter and St Paul, Nottinghamshire Ancient Parish.

Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched this parish Mansfield Woodhouse St Edmund King and Martyr

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

See Mansfield Woodhouse Wikipedia and  A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 247-251. here.


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 area was in the Mansfield registration district from 1837; for registration district history Mansfield registration district

Certificates may be obtained from:

The Register Office
County House
100 Chesterfield Road South
NG19 7AQ
Phone 01623 476564
Fax 01623 636284

Church records

Mansfield Woodhouse St Edmund King and Martyr

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1653-1952 Marriages 1657-1956 Burials 1653-1959 Bishop’s Transcripts 1626-1846

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 Mansfield Woodhouse

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

Mansfield 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