Appleby Magna, Leicestershire Genealogy
Guide to Appleby Magna, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Appleby Magna, Leicestershire|
St Michael's And All Angels Church Appleby Magna
|Hundred||Repton and Gresley; Sparkenhoe|
|County||Leicestershire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Ashby de la Zouch|
|Registration District||Ashby de la Zouch|
|Parish registers: 1573|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1570|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office|
Part of this parish is in Derbyshire. See also Appleby, Derbyshire Genealogy.
Parish History[edit | edit source]
APPLEBY (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, partly in the hundred of Repton and Gresley, S. division of the county of Derby, but chiefly in the hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of Leicester, 5¾ miles (S. W. by S.) from Ashby. 
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Appleby Magna like this:
APPLEBY, a village and a parish in Ashby-de-la Zouch district, on the confines of Leicester and Derby. The village stands 1½ mile WSW of the Mease river and the Ashby-de-la-Zouch canal, and 6 miles SW by S of Ashby-de-la-Zouch r. station. There are three dissenting chapels.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Appleby Magna, Leicestershire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PC = Parish Chest - (£). Results delivered by email.|
|Appleby Magna, Leicestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
The parish was in the diocese of Peterborough later the Diocese of Leicester. Since 1897 wholly in the county of Leicestershire there are no deposited records in the Derbyshire Record Office for that part of the parish.
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
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