Nottinghamshire Family History

Trace your Nottinghamshire ancestors from the 1500s onwards with this list of family history, genealogy and local history links and resources.


Births, Marriages & Deaths

Burials & Cemeteries

Census Records

  • Census 1841-1921
    Search the census records from 1841-1921, plus the 1939 Register all at once.
  • FreeCen
    Has a good, but not complete, selection of free records to search and view.

Criminals and Convicts

Electoral Registers



Historical Directories

Local History


Medical and Hospital Records

Military Records

Newspaper Archives


Photos and Postcards

Poor Law Records

School Records

Societies and Groups

  • Nottinghamshire Family History Society
    The Nottinghamshire Family History Society exists to bring together all who are interested in family history research, to help in the preservation and indexing of local genealogical records, and in the copying and publishing of such records.


Wills and Probate