Leicester St Paul, Leicestershire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Leicester St Paul is an Ecclesiastical Parish formed from part of Leicester St Mary de Castro, Leicestershire Ancient Parish.

St. Paul's Church, in the northern part of Bromkinsthorpe, was consecrated in 1871. It is a Gothic building of Enderby syenite, designed by F. W. Ordish and J. C. Traylen of Leicester.According to the original plan the church was to have included a massive tower and spire, but these were never completed. St. Paul's parish was created in 1872. The advowson was originally in the hands of the Bishop of Peterborough, but like the advowson of St. Andrew's was later transferred to the Bishop of Leicester.

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 St Paul Kirby Road Bap 1871 - 1945 Marr 1872 – 1951 (Banns to 1967)

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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]