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Colwick, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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Former Colwick St John the Baptist


Parish History

Colwick is an Ancient parish.

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.

A modern church consecrated in 1951 serves the parish.

New Colwick St John the Baptist


See also Colwick Wikipedia and Lewis, Samuel A. Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 668-672. here

Resources

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 from 1837 part of the Basford registration district

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.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Colwick

Census records


See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Basford Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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

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

Web sites

Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.