East Leake, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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East Leake

Guide to East Leake, Nottinghamshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census, birth, marriage and death records.

East Leake, Nottinghamshire
St Mary East Leake Nottinghamshire.jpg
St Mary East Leake Nottinghamshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Rushcliffe
County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law Union Loughborough
Registration District Loughborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1600
Bishop's Transcripts: 1626
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bingham
Diocese Lincoln
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Nottinghamshire Record Office

Parish History

LEAKE, EAST (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Loughborough, S. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe and of the county of Nottingham, 4¾ miles (E.) from Kegworth. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans. [1]

Additional information:

East Leake is a village and parish found on the border of several counties: Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Derbyshire. Historically, East Leake was categorized in the ecclesiastical parish of Nottingham and the civil parish of Loughborough.[2]

The earliest known Church of England in East Leake was the Church of St. Leonard. It was later replaced by the current church, St. Mary's Church, around 1300 A.D.[3]


Civil Registration

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.

Church records

East Leake, Nottinghamshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FMP = Nottinghamshire Parish Records (findmypast) - (£)[4]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[5]


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FMP Undefined

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Leake, East

Non-Conformist Churches

The General Baptist Church established a congregation at East Leake during the eighteenth century, and in 1757, they erected a Baptist meetinghouse.[6] Copies of the General Baptist Register of Births at East Leake are available on microfilm through the Family History Library.[7]

Census records

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.

See Nottinghamshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Loughborough Poor Law Union, Leicestershire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Nottinghamshire 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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.


East Leake in GENUKI: East Leake


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 07 December 2013.
  2. [1] FamilySearch Maps
  3. [2] East Leake History
  4. 'Nottinghamshire baptisms 1538-1980,' 'Nottinghamshire marriages 1528-1929,' 'Nottinghamshire burials 1539-1905,' findmypast, accessed 9 January 2015.
  5. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  6. [3] East Leake History
  7. [4] East Leake Baptist Births