Reveal if your British ancestor was buried in Nottinghamshire. Explore records from 1539 to 1917. A full list of parishes in this collection is available on the Nottinghamshire parish coverage page.
Each record contains a transcription of original parish records and bishop’s transcripts, which are held at the Nottinghamshire Archives. The amount of information in each transcript can vary depending on the date it was recorded and the condition and legibility of the original source. Below is a combination of the information you can find in each record:
Notes – may include information about marital status, cause of death, occupation, or more biographical detail
Nottinghamshire burials index holds more than 678,000 records from 1569 through 1905. For more information about the parishes covered in these records, review the Nottinghamshire parish lists available in the Useful links and resources. Before civil registration was introduced in 1837, most life events were recorded at the local parish. Burial records help to identify where your ancestors lived at the time of their deaths.
Nottinghamshire is in the east Midlands of England. It is bordered to the northwest by South Yorkshire, to the east by Lincolnshire, to the south by Leicestershire, and to the west by Derbyshire.