Broughton Sulney is an Ancient Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire.

Alternative names: Upper Broughton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1571
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: General Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Nether Broughton, Leicestershire
  • Old Dalby, Leicestershire
  • Hickling
  • Willoughby on the Wolds
  • Widmerpool

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROUGHTON-SULNEY, or Upper Broughton, a parish in the district of Melton-Mowbray and county of Nottingham; on the verge of the county, near the Fosse way and the Grantham canal, 7 miles NW by N of Melton-Mowbray r. station. Post Town, Nether Broughton under Melton-Mowbray. Acres, 1,600. Real property, £2,580. Pop., 406. Houses, 93. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £388. Patron, Sir J. Radcliffe, Bart. The church was partly rebuilt in 1855. There are a Baptist chapel and charities £20.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog – Free


Census returns for Upper Broughton, 1841-1891

Church Records

Births and baptisms, 1807-1834 Author: Baptist Church (Broughton-Sulney, Nottinghamshire)

Bishop’s transcripts of Broughton-Sulney, 1602-1852. Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Broughton-Sulney (Nottinghamshire)

Marriages at Broughton Sulney, 1571-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Broughton-Sulney (Nottinghamshire)

Parish register printouts of Upper Broughton, Nottingham, England ; christenings, 1813-1852 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department


Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time


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

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