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England  Gotoarrow.png  LeicestershireGotoarrow.png  Leicestershire Parishes

St Peter Aston Flamville Leicestershire.jpg

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ASTON-FLAMVILLE (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Hinckley, hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of the county of Leicester, 2 miles (E. S. E.) from Hinckley. [1]

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Aston Flamville like this:

ASTON-FLAMVILLE, a township and a parish in Hinckley district, Leicester. The township lies near the river Soar, the Fosse-way, and Watling-street, 3¼ miles ESE of Hinckley r. station, and 9 NW of Lutterworth. Real property, £1,876. Pop., 81. Houses, 15. The parish includes also the chapelry of Burbage and the hamlet of Sketchley. Post Town, Hinckley. Acres, 4,570. Real property, £9,601. Pop., 1,946. Houses, 431. The living is a rectory, united with the curacy of Burbage, in the diocese of Peter. borough. Value, £878.* Patron, Countess Cowper. The church is ancient, and was partly restored in 1855. Charities, £22.

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]

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: Aston Flamville Bap 1558 - 1985 Marr 1558 - 2010 Bur 1558 - 1984

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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]

Hinckley Poor Law Union, Leicestershire

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]

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

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 104-108. Date accessed: 13 August 2012.