Gaulby, Leicestershire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Gaulby is an Ancient Parish in the county of Leicestershire. Frisby, Leicestershire is a chapelry of Gaulby.

GAULBY (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Billesdon, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 8 miles (E. S. E.) from Leicester;containing, with the hamlet of Frisby, 108 inhabitants.It lies south of the road between Leicester and Uppingham. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's booksat £18. 2. 6.; net income, £275; patron, G. A. Legh-Keck, Esq.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 283-287. URL: Date accessed: 19 May 2011.

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gaulby like this:

GALBY, or Gaulby, a township and a parish in Billesdon district, Leicester. The township lies 2 miles SW of Billesdon, and 4¼ NE of Glen r. station. Real property, £1, 578. Pop., 74. Houses, 14. The parish contains also the township of Frisby; and its post town is Billesdon, under Leicester. Acres, 1, 170. Real property, £3, 179. Pop., 93. Houses, 18. The property is divided among a few. The land is hilly. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £275.* Patron, the Hon. H. L. Powys-Keck. The church has a tower, and is very good.

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]

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Census 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

Diocese of Leicester: Gaulby Bap 1590 - 1812 Marr 1583 - 1836 (Banns to1985) Bur 1609 - 1812

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Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Billesdon Poor Law Union, Leicestershire

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]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

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