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Captain Matthew FLINDERS RN 1774 - 1814 will be reburied inside the church at Donington, likely in the second half of 2020. See www.flinders.nz
About Flinders - Nottinghamshire & beyond
Special thanks to Bob Pearson who sponsored the annual subscription for this site to July 2020.

Details of those included on the 1939 Register for England and Wales, taken in September of that year in preparation for WW2, are included if they were born pre 1920 . Those born 1920 and later have their details redacted on the 1939 Register unless they are known to have died subsequently. 

At  www.flinders.nz (copy and paste this link into your browser) is to be found other general  Flinders information, including census entries 1841 - 1911, the 1939 register, for England, Wales,  Scotland, Canada to 1921, and 1850 - 1940 for the USA.

See the names index below this introduction message. If you make any changes you MUST advise  site administrator Keith Flinders otherwise they will be lost next time the site is updated.

The database includes records for families collected from various parish registers, census  returns, civil indexes, as well as family submitted data. The information has been compiled as  a guide only, so that others may find such records then ensure that the relationships recorded  here are totally accurate. Corrections, comments, as well as additions,are always welcome.

County borders and county names in England and Wales are those before the 1974 changes, but I  have NOT changed them to reflect the present.
       
Included are descendants of the Flinders family who were in the Carlton and Gedling areas  of Nottinghamshire from the early 1500s, perhaps earlier. Gedling parish records start in  the mid 1550s. Also detailed are Flinders and related families who moved to other areas  of England, plus those who emigrated to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Southern Africa,  USA and elsewhere.  The family of Capt. Matthew Flinders RN 1774 - 1814 is included, but  there is some doubt as to if his great, great, great grandparents are actually those recorded  here. His forebear John, and John's father, also John, went to Donington, Lincolnshire circa  1699. According to Capt. Matthew they were from Ruddington (south of Nottingham)and indeed a  few Flinders records are to be found there, but this family became Quakers so records for that  period are unlikely to be found. Further research needed. 

Acknowledgements: Bob Pearson formerly of Littleborough, Lancs, now of Melbourne, Australia,  John Flinders and Wendy Flinders, of Nottingham, Terry Flinders of Swindon, William Highley,  sisters Donna & Melba (nee Jones), John Flinders of Sutton Coldfield, for their invaluable  input and assistance with costs.

Note: Many references for people in England from July 1837 have been taken from General  Register Office indexes, hence many dates are registration quarters, and some place names  are those of registration districts. Often only the purchase of certificates will provide  the correct information where census information is not also available.
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There are several ways to browse the family tree. The Tree View graphically shows the relationship of selected person to their kin. The Family View shows the person you have selected in the center, with his/her photo on the left and notes on the right. Above are the father and mother and below are the children. The Ancestor Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph above and children below. On the right are the parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. The Descendant Chart shows the person you have selected in the left, with the photograph and parents below. On the right are the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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