Freeby, Leicestershire Genealogy

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

Freeby, Leicestershire
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Framland
County Leicestershire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Melton Mowbray
Registration District Melton Mowbray
Records begin
Parish registers: 1604; For more records see Melton Mowbray with Burton Lazars, Freeby, Sysonby and Welby
Bishop's Transcripts: 1578
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Framland
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Location of Archive
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

FREEBY, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Melton-Mowbray, hundred of Framland, N. division of the county of Leicester, 3½ miles (E. N. E.) from Melton-Mowbray. There is a place of worship for Independents. [1]

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]

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

PC = Parish Chest - (£). Registers delivered by email.[2]
Freeby, Leicestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
PC 1605-1910
1605-1910
1605-1910

Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office

Contact: The Record Office
Telephone: 0116 2571080
Fax: 0116 2571120
E-mail: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk

Diocese of Leicester:  Freeby Bap 1604 - 1822 ;1820 - 1984 Marr 1604 - 1803, 1834 Marr 1839 - 1875 Bur 1604 - 1822;1820 - 1986


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]

Melton Mowbray Poor Law Union, Leicestershire Genealogy

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]

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), pp. 259-263. Date accessed: 06 September 2012.
  2. 'Leicestershire Parish Registers', Parish Chest, accessed 27 January 2014.