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Guide to '''Leicestershire ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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{{Click|File:Leicestershire OGR2.png|Leicestershire, England Online Genealogy Records}}
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=== County Information ===
  
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Leicestershire, or Leicester, is an inland county located nearly in the center of '''[[England|'''England''']]'''
  
== Research Tools ==
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=== Parishes ===
  
== Jurisdictions  ==
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| bgcolor="#dddddd" align="center" valign="middle" height="30" | <center>Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Leicestershire '''parishes:'''<br>[[Leicestershire Parishes#A|A]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#B|B]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#C|C]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#D|D]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#E|E]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#F|F]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#G|G]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#H|H]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#I|I]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#J|J]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#K|K]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#L|L]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#M|M]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#N|N]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#O|O]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#P|P]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#Q|Q]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#R|R]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#S|S]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#T|T]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#U|U]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#V|V]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#W|W]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#X|X]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#Y|Y]] [[Leicestershire Parishes#Z|Z]]</center>
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Leicestershire.
  
Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Leicestershire.
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=== Civil Registration Districts  ===
  
==== Civil Districts ====
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/lei.htm List of the Leicestershire Civil Registration 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.&nbsp;&nbsp;The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.&nbsp; Click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/lei.htm here]&nbsp;to see&nbsp;a list of the&nbsp;civil districts in Leicestershire and the parishes covered by each.&nbsp; Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
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=== Websites  ===
  
==== Parishes  ====
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*Leicestershire Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=22.0 RootsChat].
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*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]].
  
See a list of the [[Leicestershire Parishes|parishes]] of Leicestershire with links to articles.
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==== Probate Jurisdictions  ====
 
 
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]].
 
 
== Websites  ==
 
 
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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|Centre = Leicestershire
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|North = [[Nottinghamshire, England Genealogy|Nottinghamshire]]
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|Northeast = [[Lincolnshire, England Genealogy|Lincolnshire]]
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|East = [[Rutland, England Genealogy|Rutland]]
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|Southeast = [[Northamptonshire, England Genealogy|Northamptonshire]]
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|South = [[Northamptonshire, England Genealogy|Northamptonshire]]
|Southwest = [[Warwickshire]]
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|Southwest = [[Warwickshire, England Genealogy|Warwickshire]]
|West = [[Staffordshire]]<br>[[Warwickshire]]
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|West = [[Staffordshire, England Genealogy|Staffordshire]]<br>[[Warwickshire, England Genealogy|Warwickshire]]
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|Northwest = [[Derbyshire, England Genealogy|Derbyshire]]
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Latest revision as of 22:33, 5 May 2017

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Guide to Leicestershire ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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County Information

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

Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Leicestershire parishes:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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

Civil Registration Districts

List of the Leicestershire Civil Registration Districts

Websites

  • Leicestershire Resources and help pages on RootsChat.
  • 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.