[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Leicestershire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Leicestershire Parishes]]
WHETSTONE (St. Peter), a '''parish''', in the union of Blaby, hundred of Guthlaxton, S. division of the county of Leicester, 5¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Leicester. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid= 51396 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 537-540. Date accessed: 31 August 2012.</ref>
== Resources ==
==== Civil Registration ====
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office
Contact: The Record Office<br>Telephone: 0116 2571080<br>Fax: 0116 2571120<br>E-mail: email@example.com
Diocese of Leicester: Whetstone Bap 1538 - 1981 Marr 1538 - 1999 (Banns to 2001) Bur 1538 - 1975
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection
==== Census records ====
== Maps and Gazetteers ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
Web sites ==