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Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Nottinghamshire Parishes Gotoarrow.png Cotgrave

Parish History

Cotgrave All Saints is an Ancient parish; the parish boundary included Snagglesthorpe.

the parish church of All saints has been designated a grade I listed building British listed building

Cotgrave Methodist Church dates from 1802. See Cotgrave Wikipedia

Cotgrave Methodist Church Nottinghamshir.JPG


COTGRAVE (All Saints), a parish, in the union, and S. division of the wapentake, of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 6 miles (S. E. by E.) from Nottingham; containing, with the hamlet of Stragglethorpe, 850 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

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.

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 Cotgrave

Census records

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Bingham 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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 693-696. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50897