New Parks, Leicestershire Genealogy
|New Parks, Leicestershire|
|Poor Law Union||Blaby|
|Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Rural Deanery||Not Applicable|
|Probate Court||Search the courts of the surrounding parishes|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire Record Office|
NEWPARKS, a liberty, in the parish of Thurlaston, union of Blaby, hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of the county of Leicester, 6½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Leicester. 
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described New Parks like this:
NEW PARKS, an extra-parochial tract in the district and county of Leicester; 1 mile W N W of Leicester.
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.
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.
New Parks is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.
England Jurisdictions 1851 may be helpful
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 398-403. Date accessed: 13 September 2012.