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St Simon & St Jude Earl Shilton Leicestershire.jpg

Parish History

EARL-SHILTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Kirby-Mallory [which also see], union of Hinckley, hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of the county of Leicester, 3¾ miles (N. E.) from Hinckley. The chapel is dedicated to St. Peter. 

There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists.[1] 


Civil Registration

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

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: Earl Shilton Bap 1552 - 1959 Marr 1552 - 1990 (Banns to1994) Bur 1552 – 1919
In addition the Office has records of Non Conformist congretations:

Earl Shilton
Independent Births and Baptisms 1810-1838 reference MF 13(8) or R47
Earl Shilton
Methodist (Wood St.) Marr 1951-1963 reference N/M/142/140-141

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Census records

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

Hinckley Poor Law Union, Leicestershire

Probate records

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.

Web sites

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 121-124. Date accessed: 11 September 2012.