Isley Walton, Leicestershire Genealogy

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

Isley Walton, Leicestershire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Goscote
County Leicestershire
Poor Law Union Shardlow
Registration District Shardlow
Records begin
Parish registers: 1710; For records see Kegworth
Bishop's Transcripts: 1699
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Akeley
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Location of Archive
Leicestershire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ISLEY-WALTON, a chapelry, in the parish of Kegworth, union of Shardlow, hundred of West Goscote, N. division of the county of Leicester, 7 miles(N. E.) from Ashby-de-la-Zouch.[1]

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

ISLEY-WALTON, a chapelry in Kegworth parish, Leicester; near the boundary with Derby, 2 miles SW of Castle Donington, and 5 W by S of Kegworth r. station.

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.

Isley Walton and Isley Langley, Langley Prior, Castle Donington became part of Loughborough registration district on 1 April 1938

Shardlow registration District GRO volumes : XIX (1837-51); 7b (1852-1946); 3A (1946-74).

Registers are now held at
The Register Office, Royal Oak House, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AR.
Tel: 01332 256526/35/36. Fax: 01332 256525.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

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

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


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PC 1710-1900

Isley Walton deposited registers at Leicester Record Office Bap 1710 - 1981 Marr 1734 - 1975 (Banns to 1982)

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Shardlow Poor Law Union, Derbyshire

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. 623-628. Date accessed: 24 August 2012.
  2. 'Leicestershire Parish Registers', Parish Chest, accessed 24 January 2014.