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Guide to '''Whetstone, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. {{Infobox England Jurisdictions| image =| caption = | Type = [[Chapelry]]| County = Leicestershire| Hundred = Guthlaxton| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Blaby/ Blaby]| Registration District = Blaby| PRbegin = 1538; For more records see Enderby| BTbegin = 1572| Province = Canterbury| Diocese = Peterborough| Archdeaconry = | Archdeaconries = | Rural Deanery = Guthlaxton| Parish History =| Peculiar = | Chapelry = | Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester| Archdeaconry Court = | Bishops Court = | Prerogative Court = | Archive =[[Leicestershire Record Office]]}}
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>== Parish History ===
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].
==== Church records Records ==== 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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Contact: The Record Office<br>Telephone: 0116 2571080<br>Fax: 0116 2571120<br>E-mail: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk
Diocese of Leicester: Whetstone Bap 1538 - 1981 Marr 1538 - 1999 (Banns to 2001) Bur 1538 - 1975<br><br>  
== Maps and Gazetteers ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
== References ==
{{Reflist}} {{Leicestershire}}
[[Category:LeicestershireParishes]]
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