Bulwell, Nottinghamshire Family History Guide

Bulwell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hempshill.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1621
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1627

Nonconformists include: Christians, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Baptist, Inghamite, Methodist New Connexion, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Lenton
  • Nuthall
  • Hucknall Torkard
  • Basford

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BULWELL, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in Basford district, Notts. The village stands in Sherwood forest, adjacent to the Midland railway, 4 miles NNW of Nottingham; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Nottingham. The parish includes also the hamlet of Hempshill. Acres, 1,210. Real property, £6,732. Pop., 3,660. Houses, 785. The property is subdivided. Bulwell Hall is the seat of the Rev. Padley. Limestone is worked. Calico printing, lacemaking, stocking-making, brick-making, and malting are carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £328. Patron, the Rev.Padley. The church is new, and has a square tower. There are chapels for Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists. A school has £18, other charities, 13.

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

Parish Records

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Cemeteries

Monumental inscriptions, St. Mary Cemetery, Bulwell, Nottingham, England, about 1700-1950

Census

Census returns for Bulwell, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Bulwell, 1627-1838 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bulwell (Nottinghamshire)

Church records, 1844-1954 Author: Nottingham North Circuit (Nottinghamshire : Methodist)

Marriages at Bulwell, 1635-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bulwell

Marriages at Bulwell, 1635-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bulwell (Nottinghamshire)

Membership lists and accounts, 1804-1817 Author: Inghamite Church (Bulwell, England)

Record of members Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bulwell Branch (Nottinghamshire)

Parish register printouts of Bulwell, Nottingham, England ; christenings, 1813-1838 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

History

Bulwell : for essays towards a history of the manor and township Author: Hind, F.

Manors - Court records

Court rolls, 1723-1769 Author: Manor of Bulwell. Court (Nottinghamshire)

Maps

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

Administration

  • 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