Leighfield, Rutland Genealogy

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

Leighfield, Rutland
Type Extra-parochial area (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Oakham-Soke
County Rutland, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Oakham
Registration District Uppingham
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Leighfield is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.

LEIGHFIELD FOREST, an extra-parochial tract in Uppingham district, Rutland; 2½ miles W of Manton railway station, and 3½ SW of Oakham. [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]

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

FS PRs = England, Rutland Parish Registers, 1538-1991 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Rutland Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC 1 = Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1532-1812 (Ancestry) - ($) (includes Rutland)
ANC 2 = Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($) (includes Rutland)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Leighfield Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1991
1538-1991
1538-1991
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP 1538-1916
1538-1931
1538-1991
ANC 1 1532-1812
1532-1812
1532-1812
ANC 2 1813-1912
1754-1912
1813-1912
BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

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. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 04 December 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk