Awsworth is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire, created in 1748 from chapelry in Nuthall Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: The Meadows.

Alternative names: Awsworth with Meadows

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1756
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1813

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Greasley
  • Cossall
  • Cotmanhay

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

AWSWORTH, a chapelry, in the parish of Nuthall, S. division of the wapentake of Broxtow, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 7½ miles (N. W. by W.) from Nottingham; containing 294 inhabitants. This place borders upon Derbyshire, and has a small village on the Nottingham canal. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £101; patron, the Rector: the incumbent resides in a neat house, built in 1843. The chapel was consecrated about 1760. A poor person from this chapelry is eligible to Ilkeston almshouse.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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Monumental inscriptions, Saint Peter’s Parish Church, Awsworth, Nottinghamshire, England Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. British Mission. Genealogical Board

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Awsworth, 1813-1836 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Awsworth (Nottinghamshire)

England, Nottinghamshire, Awsworth, St. Peter’s parish records, 1756-1942 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Awsworth (Nottinghamshire); Nottinghamshire Archives Office

Marriages at Awsworth, 1756-1771 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Awsworth

Parish register printouts of Awsworth, Nottingham, England ; christenings, 1813-1836 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Land and property

Conveyance, 1856 Author: Awsworth (Nottinghamshire)


  • County: Nottinghamshire
  • Civil Registration District: Basford
  • Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
  • Diocese: Lincoln
  • Rural Deanery: Nottingham
  • Poor Law Union: Basford
  • Hundred: Broxtowe
  • Province: York

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