The final and officially recognised renaming for Huthwaite in year 1907 offers simplest date when achieving independent prosperity. Earlier references confusingly included Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, Dirty Hucknall, Hucknall Huthwaite or just Hucknall, before rapid 20th century growth built this past mining community. A number of 19th century commercial directories recorded this secondary township emerging inside historic parish borders of Sutton-in-Ashfield. Those transcribed accounts plus archived press reports, do identify local traders and more influential land owning gentry. No mention however for average working family men.
Genealogy students will realise that vast majority of this working population are not so easily traced, until referencing earliest UK census records. They basically covered all family members in known residence. Some fell into the only care offered by workhouses under Sutton Parish or a Poor Union of Mansfield. Most were employed in hosiery manufacturing before fully manning a New Hucknall Colliery. Their community life is simply recorded through church and councils by registrations of birth, baptism, marriage and burials.
|Huthwaite Records||Lookups By|
|1841 Census Notts.||Trev Ashmore|
|1851 Census Notts||Trev Ashmore|
|1861 Census Notts||Trev Ashmore|
|1871 Census Notts||Trev Ashmore|
|1881 Census Notts||+ Jaquie Cook|
|1881 The Workhouse||Online Listing|
|1891 Census Notts||Trev Ashmore|
|1901 Census Notts||Trev Ashmore|
|1911 Census Notts||Online Link|
|1533-1900 Baptisms||Trev Ashmore|
|1533-1900 Marriage||Trev Ashmore|
|1533-1906 Burials||Trev Ashmore|
|Cemetery Burials||Records Online|
Assisting your personal studies, here is a listing of all known genealogy resouces spanning the Huthwaite area. Addressing appropriate registry offices to help verify and purchase your own copy certificates are being added, plus links to Huthwaite Online volunteers for those intially seeking archived record lookups.
Written 10 Nov 07 Revised 06 Dec 09 © by Gary Elliott