Egleton, Rutland Genealogy

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Guide to Egleton, Rutland ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Egleton, Rutland
St+Edmund Egleton Rutland.jpg
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Oakham-Soke
County Rutland, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Oakham
Registration District Oakham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538; For more records see Oakham
Bishop's Transcripts: 1701
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Rutland
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

EGLETON, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and soke of Oakham, county of Rutland, 2 miles S E from the town of Oakham. [1]

Additional information:

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Egleton like this:

EGLETON, a parish in Oakham district, Rutland; on an affluent of the River Gwash; near the Syston and Peterborough railway, 1¾ mile SE of Oakham. Post town, Oakham.

The Victoria County History of Egleton (1935) is available. It includes a history of the manor, church, advowson, and charities.[2]

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]

Egleton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

AC BTs = Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms (Ancestry) - £[3][4]
Egleton Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
AC BTs 1813-1873 1813-1873 1813-1873 1813-1873

Deposited parish registers are found at the Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office. Deposited bishop's transcripts are held at the Northamptonshire Record Office.

Diocese of Peterborough: Egleton Baptisms 1538 - 1996; Marriages 1538 - 1836 (Banns to 1996); Burials 1538 - 1996

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 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[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 04 December 2013.
  2. A History of the County of Rutland, Volume 2 (1935). A History of the County of Rutland. Adapted. Date accessed: 04 December 2013.
  3. 'Northamptonshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.
  4. 'Northamptonshire, England, Burials, 1813-1912', Ancestry, accessed 5 March 2015.