Sheepshed, Leicestershire Genealogy
Guide to Sheepshed, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Loughborough|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1577|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
SHEEPSHEAD (St. Botolph), a parish, in the union of Loughborough, hundred of West Goscote, N. division of the county of Leicester, 4 miles (W.) from Loughborough. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyans.
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]
Sheepshed, Leicestershire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PC = Parish Chest - (£). Registers delivered by email.|
|Sheepshed, Leicestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office
Contact: The Record Office
Telephone: 0116 2571080
Fax: 0116 2571120
Diocese of Leicester: Shepshed Bap 1538 - 1993 Marr 1538 – 1990 (Banns to 1985) Bur 1538 - 1969
Non Conformist records available at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office include:
Shepshed Particular Baptist (Charnwood Rd) Marriages 1861-1871 referenceN/B/289/12
Shepshed Particular Baptist (Charnwood Rd) Births 1861-1865 reference N/B/289/9
Shepshed Particular Baptist Births 1754-1837 Burials 1785-1794 Shepshed Roman Catholic Baptisms 1837-1908 Deaths1854-1894 Shepshed Methodist (Charnwood Rd) Marriages 1913-1968 reference N/M/207/306-307
Shepshed Wesleyan Methodist (Loughborough
Circuit) Baptisms 1853-1876 reference N/M/207/182
Shepshed Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Births, Deaths etc 1848-1891
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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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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