Elston, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Guide to Elston, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.

Elston, Nottinghamshire
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Elston+ All+Saints Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Newark
County Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Southwell
Registration District Southwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1572
Bishop's Transcripts: 1603
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newark
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]

ELSTON (All Saints),a parish, in the union of Southwell, S. division of the wapentake of Newark and of the county of Nottingham, 5½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Newark; containing 259 inhabitants. There are places of worship for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.[1]

Additional information:

Elston All Saints is an Ancient Parish

The parish Church of All Saints which was restored and rebuilt in 1856 has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

Elston Chapel is a redundant Anglican Ancient Parish church in the village and civil Parish of Elston in the Newark and Sherwoood district of Nottinghamshire. The Chapel is now in the chare of the Churches Conservation Trust.Elston Wikipedia The chapel was declared redundant in 1976 Elston Chapel Wikipedia

The Southwell and Nottingham Church History project have researched the history of the chapel Elston Old Chapel

Elston Old Chapel has been designated as a grade I listed Building 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]

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
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PALL
1573-1812

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Elston

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

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Southwell Poor Law Union,Nottinghamshire

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Elston (Elveston) in GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.
  2. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 9 January 2015.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.