Leicester St Andrew, Leicestershire Genealogy

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Parish History

Leicester St Andrew is an Ecclesiastical parish formed from Leicester St Mary de Castro, Leicestershire Ancient Parish.

St. Andrew's Church, was built on Jarrom Street in the western part of the South Fields, and consecrated in 1862. The architect was Sir George Gilbert Scott.
See also 'The ancient borough: St. Mary's', A History of the County of Leicester: volume 4: The City of Leicester (1958), pp. 369-380. here


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

Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office

Contact: The Record Office
Telephone: 0116 2571080
Fax: 0116 2571120
E-mail: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk

Diocese of Leicester: Leicester St Andrew Jarrom Street Bap 1862 - 1955 Marr 1864 - 1981 (Banns to1953)

Census records

Probate records

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.

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