Balderton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire.

Alternative names:

Parish church: St. Giles

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Newark on Trent
  • Hawton
  • Claypole
  • Cotham
  • Long Bennington
  • Dry Doddington
  • Barnby in the Willows
  • Coddington

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BALDERTON (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Newark, S. division of the wapentake of Newark and of the county of Nottingham, 2 miles (S. E.) from Newark; containing 899 inhabitants. The parish comprises 3600 acres of land, with a clayey and sandy soil, and of which the Duke of Newcastle is one of the chief proprietors: the village consists of several well-built and substantial houses, and the surrounding scenery is agreeably diversified. The living is a vicarage, annexed to that of Farndon: the glebe comprises about 33 acres. The church is a very handsome edifice, principally in the later English style, with a lofty spire, and has a richly-ornamented Norman porch of exceeding beauty and in good preservation. A school has been endowed by William Alvey, with a rent-charge of £18.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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Census returns for Balderton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts of Balderton, 1600-1848. Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Balderton (Nottinghamshire)

England, Nottinghamshire, Balderton, St. Giles parish registers, 1536-1856 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Balderton (Nottinghamshire); Nottinghamshire Archives Office

Marriages at Balderton, 1538-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Balderton (Nottinghamshire)

Methodist Circuit registers for Nottingham, 1895-1967

Parish register printouts of Balderton, Nottingham, England ; christenings, 1750-1848 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Poor law records of Balderton, 1735-1844 Author: Balderton (Nottinghamshire)


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

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