Leicester Holy Apostles, Leicestershire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Leicester the Church of the Holy Apostles was formed from the Ancient Parish of Leicester St Mary de Castro, Leicestershire

The church of the Holy Apostles on Fosse Road, in Bromkinsthorpe,was built in 1906 to serve an ecclesiastical district created two years earlier. The original church, a temporary iron structure, was replaced by a permanent building by Pick, Everard & Keay in 1924,when the parish was created. The advowson, at first for a short time held jointly by the Bishop of Peterborough and the Principal of Ridley Hall, Oxford,came to the Leicester Diocesan Trustees, who in1956 still remained the patrons.

From: 'The ancient borough: St. Mary's', A History of the County of Leicester: volume 4: The City of Leicester (1958), pp. 369-380. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66579 Date accessed: 21 May 2011.

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]

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: Leicester Holy Apostles Imperial Avenue Bap 1904 - 1960 Marr 1925 – 1989 (Banns to 1960)

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

Census Records[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.

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Websites[edit | edit source]