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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nottinghamshire]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nottinghamshire Parishes]]
[[Image:Former_church_of_St_John_the_Baptist_Colwick_NottinghamshireFormer church of St John the Baptist Colwick Nottinghamshire.jpg|thumb|right|Ruined church of St John the Baptist]]<br>
== Parish History ==
Colwick is an Ancient parish.<br>
The former church of St John the Baptist was adjacent to Colwick Hall and has been in ruins from 1937 and is now classed as a listed building at risk.<br>
A modern church consecrated in 1951 serves the parish.<br>
[[Image:Colwick-St_John_the_BaptistSt John the Baptist(new)_NottinghamshireNottinghamshire.jpg|thumb|center|St John the Baptist]]
COLWICK (St. John the Baptist), '''a parish,''' in the union of Basford, S. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton and of the county of Nottingham, 2½ miles (E.) from Nottingham; containing 109 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the river Trent, comprises by computation 1235 acres; the surface is varied, the soil on the hills is a strong clay, and the remainder rich pasture and meadow land. The manor is the property of John Musters, Esq., who has a splendid house here; the village is pleasantly situated under a long range of hills on the north bank of the Trent. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 1. 0½.; net income, £220; patron, Mr. Musters. The church, which stands embosomed in foliage, contains some ancient monuments of the Byron and Musters families.  From: Lewis, Samuel A. ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' (1848), pp. 668-672. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50891 Date accessed: 15 August 2011.  <br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colwick+ Colwick Wikipedia]<br>
== Resources ==
==== 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. <br>
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection {{FHL|England%2C+Nottingham%2C+Colwick|subject|disp=Colwick}} <br>
==== Census records ====
[[Basford Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire]]
==== Probate records<br> ====
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Nottinghamshire Probate Records|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<br> ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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