Teigh, Rutland Genealogy
TEIGH (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Oakham, hundred of Alstoe, county of Rutland, 5 miles (N.) from Oakham. 
Teigh Holy Trinity is an Ancient parish; the church almost unaltered since a 1782 rebuild, that features pews that face one another rather than the altar.
The writer Arthur Mee proposed Teigh as one of the few Thankful Villages which lost no men in World War I.
Richard Folville, a member of the gang of robbers led by his older brother Eustace was rector here from 1321. In 1340 41 he was besieged in the church and then summarily executed outside.
Anthony Jenkinson, main trader of the Muscovy Company was buried here in 1611. He had travelled as far as Bukhara when trying to reach Cathay overland from Moscow, and established overland trade routes through Russia to Persia.
1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Teigh like this:
TEIGH, a parish in Oakham district, Rutland; 1½ mile NNE of Ashwell r. station, and 4¾ N by E of Oakham.
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.
Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office
Contact: The Record Office
Telephone: 0116 2571080
Fax: 0116 2571120
Diocese of Peterborough : Teigh Bap 1572 - 1985 Marr 1572 - 1981 (Banns to 1995) Bur 1572 - 1984
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts 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 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
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Rutland 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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 310-314. Date accessed: 09 August 2012.