Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire Genealogy
Guide to Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire|
Breedon on the Hill Leicestershire
|Poor Law Union||Shardlow|
|Registration District||Ashby de la Zouch; Shardlow|
|Parish registers: 1562|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1561|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire Record Office|
BREEDON (St. Mary and St. Hardulph), a parish,in the union of Shardlow, hundred of West Goscote,N. division of the county of Leicester, 5¼ miles (N. E.by N.) from Ashby-de-la-Zouch. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. 
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.
Breedon on the Hill became part of Loughborough registration district on 1 April 1938
Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).
Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.
Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PC = Parish Chest - (£). Registers delivered by email.|
|Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
|PC||1563-1700, 1755-1910||1563-1910||1563-1700, 1755-1910|
Breedon on the Hill deposited registers at Leicester record Office Bap 1562 - 1978 Marr1562 - 1988 (1993) Bur 1562 - 1982
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 UnionsEdit
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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