Bingham St Mary and All Saints


Archival Sources

Nottinghamshire Archives Office

Archbishop Drummond’s Visitation, 1764 (microfilm)

Bingham Parish registers of CMB, 1598-date, (including draft registers with additional personal information), c1770-c1850 (PR 7098-7111, 11,443-4, etc)

Bingham Glebe Terriers, 1687-1809 (DR 1/3/2/1)

Bingham Churchwardens Accounts, 1769-1861 (PR 7113)

Bingham Tithes dispute, 1777 (DD.T 124/2-14)

Bingham Tithe Apportionment & Map, 1841-42

Bills etc for Bingham church restoration, 1845, etc (PR ?)

Bingham Vestry minutes, 1865-1894

Southwell Diocesan registers, faculties, day books, clergy subscription books, etc.

Other Document Repositories

Archdeaconry Court presentments, c1500-1800 (Manuscripts Dept, University of Nottingham)

Faculties, 1619 onwards (Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, University of York, and Lincoln Record Office)

Chancery Court of York, records, (eg Rev John Walter, 1794-97) (Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, University of York)

Rev Sir Stephen Glynne, ‘Description of Bingham Church’, 1839 (St Deiniol’s Library, Hawarden)

Church Vestry and Office

Church Terrier & Inventory 1982

Vestry and PCC minutes 1862 to present

Parish magazine (isolated issues)

Recent faculty documents

Published Historical Documents

Archbishops’ Registers

Calendars of Patent Rolls

Valor Ecclesiasticus, 1535

Chantry Certificate Rolls, 1546-48, (TTS vol 17).

Inventory of church goods, vestments, etc, 1552 (printed in Godfrey, 1907).

Archbishop Herring’s Visitation, 1743 (Yorks. Archaeological Society, vol 77 (1930)

Church choir rules, 1778

Religious Census, 1851, in M R Watts (ed.), Religion in Victorian Nottinghamshire: the religious census of 1851 (1988)

Specific Articles, etc

Nottingham Guardian: various articles, c1900-50

H Gill, ‘Notts Spires’, in E Guilford, ed. Memorials of Old Nottinghamshire (1912)

F Bingham,The First Rector of Bingham’, TTS vol 30 (1926)

A Henstock, A Parish Divided: Bingham and the Rev John Walter, 1764-1810, TTS vol 85 (1981)

A Norman, ‘An Unpublished 14th Century Alabaster Fragment’ (monument to the de Bingham family), Church Monuments, vol 11 (1987)

T Player, St Mary’s & All Saints Church, Bingham, Architectural MA thesis, (1991)

C Davies, ‘Conspiracy, Kinship & Preferment in the Interregnum and Restoration: the Brunsells & Holders of Nottinghamshire’, Midland History, vol 31 (2006)

Original Printed Sources

Universal British Directory (Bingham) (1792)

J Throsby, Thoroton’s History of Nottinghamshire, vol 3 (1796)

A Esdaile, Bingham, with some account of East Bridgford …[etc], (1851)

White’s Directory of Nottinghamshire (1853)

Bingham Parish Magazines (c1860 – 20th C)

Cornelius Brown, A History of Nottinghamshire, (1896) on-line version

General publications

J T Godfrey, Notes on the Churches of Nottinghamshire: Bingham Hundred (1907)

E Gelsthorpe, Guide to Bingham Church (n.d., early 20th C)

A Wortley, A History of Bingham (1954)

J Pickworth-Hutchinson, Churches of the Bingham Rural Deanery (1963)

N Pevsner & E Williamson, Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire (1979)

V Henstock, Victorian Bingham (1986).

Dept of Environment: Listed buildings … in the Borough of Rushcliffe (c. 1990)

A & G Franks, Bingham in old Picture Postcards, (1992)

A Henstock, Bingham Parish Church : a History & Guide (1994)

G A Dawson, Church Bells of Nottinghamshire part 1 (1994)


Bingham Heritage Trails Association, including Churchyard Survey

Images of England

Dictionary of African Christian Biography