Dishley, Leicestershire Genealogy
|Poor Law Union||Loughborough|
|Parish registers: 1681|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1578|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire Record Office|
DISHLEY, a chapelry, in the parish of Thorp-Acre,union of Loughborough, hundred of West Goscote, N. division of the county of Leicester, 1¾ mile (N. W.) from Loughborough.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office
Contact: The Record Office
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Diocese of Leicester: Dishley and Thorpe Acre Bap 1681 - 1973 Marr 1681 - 1753;1766 - 1990 (Banns to 1991) Bur 1681 - 1967
Note that the later registers relate to Thorpe Acre with Dishley parish.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Leicestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 58-60. Date accessed: 06 September 2012.