Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Sutton Bonington St. Michael

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

Sutton Bonington St. Michael



  • The parish was in the Leake sub-district of the Loughborough Registration District.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2278
1871 R.G. 10 / 3259

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Michael.
  • The church was restored in 1878.
  • The church seats 400.
  • Tim HEATON has a photograph of the Church Of St. Michael on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2008.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1558 for all entries.
  • The International Genealogical Index (IGI) includes records from this parish for the period 1600-1852.
  • The church was in the rural deanery of West Bingham.
  • The East Leake and District Local History Society has a number of records available and will do lookups. Be specific; they do not have time to find all occurrences of a surname in all their records.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Leake sub-district of the Loughborough Registration District.
  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Sutton Bonington St. Michael which are provided by:



Ask for a calculation of the distance from Sutton Bonington St. Michael to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Sutton Bonington St. Michael has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Military Records

In the church there is a memorial to Captain George Leigh PAGET, who died of wounds at Vlakfontein, South Africa, 10 October 1900.


Politics and Government

  • This place was a township in Nottingham county and it became a Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the southern division of the ancient Rushcliffe Wapentake (Hundred) in the southern division of the county.
  • District governance is provided by the Rushcliffe Borough Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Nottingham petty session hearings.
  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, this parish became part of the Loughborough Poor Law Union in Leicestershire.