Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire Genealogy
Guide to Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire|
|Hundred||Guthlaxton; Leicester Borough|
|Poor Law Union||Leicester|
|Registration District||Blaby; Leicester|
|Parish registers: 1615|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1604|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of St Margaret in Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PC = Parish Chest - (£). Registers delivered by email.|
|Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Census records[edit | edit source]
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.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
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