Upper Broughton (Broughton Sulney), Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Guise to Broughton Sulney, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.

Upper Broughton (Broughton Sulney), Nottinghamshire
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Upper Broughton St Luke Nottinghamshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bingham
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Melton Mowbray
Registration District Melton Mowbray
Records begin
Parish registers: 1571
Bishop's Transcripts: 1602
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bingham
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BROUGHTON-SULNEY, a parish, in the union of Melton-Mowbray, S. division of the wapentake of Bingham and of the county of Nottingham, 7 miles (N. W.) from Melton-Mowbray.[1]

Additional information:

Upper Broughton St Luke (also known as Broughton Sulney in older records) is an Ancient parish in the Melton Mowbray area of Nottinghamshire whose parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbour Old Dalby, Leicestershire Genealogy.

The church was restored in 1855 by S.S. Teulon but originated about 1200 in part and has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage British listed building

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Upper Broughton (Broughton Sulney), Nottinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)[2]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[3]


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Upper Broughton St Luke (Sometimes referred to as Broughton Sulney)

Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives Baptisms 1571-1906 Marriages 1591-1977 Burials 1571-1993 Bishop's Transcripts 1602-1852
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Broughton Sulney

Upper Broughton - Free Church.  A Small Chapel Dated 1795. A transcription of the Memorial Inscriptions at Upper Broughton - Free Churchyard dating from 1818 onwards, giving surname, given name, date of Death, and age. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 93, pages 42-43. Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n

Upper Broughton - St. Luke's.  A transcription of the Memorial Inscriptions at Upper Broughton - St. Luke's. dated from 1727 giving surname, given name, date of death and age. A War Memorial Plaque for W.W.1, France and Belgium, and one entry for W.W. 2. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol. 93 pages 44-49. Family History Library Ref 942.52 D25n

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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

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Transcribed by Bailey, Bryan, Certificates for Using Hair Powder Issued 1795-1978. For each Nottinghamshire Parish, gives the Cerificate no. date, surname, given name, and description. Article in the Nottinghamshire Family History Society Magazine, vol.127, page 1-38, Family History Library Ref. 942.52 D25n - the original is at Nottinghamshire Archives Ref QDT 1/1-4.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Melton Mowbray Poor Law Union, Leicestershire Genealogy

Probate records
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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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Broughton Sulney in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 06 December 2013.
  2. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' findmypast, accessed 9 January 2015.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.