East Norton, Leicestershire Genealogy
Guide to East Norton, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|East Norton, Leicestershire|
All Saints East Norton, Leicestershire
|County||Leicestershire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Billesdon|
|Parish registers: 1690; For more records see Tugby|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1562|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office|
NORTON, EAST (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Billesdon, hundred of East Goscote, N. division of the county of Leicester, 6 miles (W. by N.) from Uppingham. 
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described East Norton like this:
NORTON (East), a village and a parochial chapelry in Billesdon district, Leicester. The village stands in Eye brook valley, 2½ miles W of the boundary with Leicester, 5½ W of Uppingham, and 6 N of Medbourne-Bridge r. station. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
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.
East Norton, Leicestershire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PC = Parish Chest - (£). Registers delivered by email.|
|East Norton, Leicestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records|
Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office
Contact: The Record Office
Telephone: 0116 2571080
Fax: 0116 2571120
Diocese of Leicester: East Norton Bap 1690 - 1812 Marr 1690 - 1840 Bur 1690 - 1812
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
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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.