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'''Leicestershire, or Leicester, is an inland county located nearly in the center of '''[[England|'''England''']]'''.'''
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[[Image:England-leicestershire.png|thumb|right|England-leicestershire.png]] '''Leicestershire, or Leicester, is an inland county located nearly in the center of '''[[England|'''England''']]'''.''' <br><br>
  
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== Topics ==
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=== Research Tools ===
  
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=== Jurisdictions  ===
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*[[Leicestershire Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Census|Census]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Directories|Directories]]
 
  
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Leicestershire.
*[[Leicestershire Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Genealogy|Genealogy]]  
 
*[[Leicestershire History|History]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Leicestershire News|Newspapers]]
 
  
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==== Civil Districts  ====
*[[Leicestershire School Records|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Leicestershire School Records|School Records]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Leicestershire Taxation|Taxation]]
 
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When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Leicestershire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes. The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place. Click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/lei.htm here]to see a list of the civil districts in Leicestershire and the parishes covered by each. Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
  
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==== Parishes ====
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
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See a list of the [[Leicestershire Parishes|parishes]] of Leicestershire with links to articles.
  
== Websites ==
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==== Probate Jurisdictions ====
  
== Did You Know  ==
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Leicestershire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Leicestershire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [[Leicestershire Probate Records|Leicestershire Probate Records]].
  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/leicestershireenglandgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy and Family History Network - Leicestershire]
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To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Leicestershire and many of its parishes, visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/leicestershire.htm FHLFavorites.info].
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|title = '''Neighbouring counties'''
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|Centre = Leicestershire
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|North = [[Nottinghamshire]]
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|Northeast = [[Lincolnshire]]
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|East = [[Rutland]]
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|Southeast = [[Northamptonshire]]
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|South = [[Northamptonshire]]
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|West = [[Staffordshire]]<br>[[Warwickshire]]
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Revision as of 15:15, 30 October 2013

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Leicestershire, or Leicester, is an inland county located nearly in the center of England.

Featured Content

Research Tools

Jurisdictions

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Leicestershire.

Civil Districts

When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Leicestershire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes. The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place. Click hereto see a list of the civil districts in Leicestershire and the parishes covered by each. Read more about England Civil Registration.

Parishes

See a list of the parishes of Leicestershire with links to articles.

Probate Jurisdictions

Before 1858, every town and parish in Leicestershire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.  To read more about probate records and see a list of Leicestershire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to Leicestershire Probate Records.

Websites

To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Leicestershire and many of its parishes, visit FHLFavorites.info.

Links to articles, subcategories and images under the Category Leicestershire, England Genealogy