Ilston on the Hill, Leicestershire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Ilston the Hill St Michael was formed as a chapelry in Carlton Curlieu, Leicestershire Ancient Parish.

ILSTON-ON-THE-HILL, a chapelry, partly in the parish of Carlton-Curlieu, and partly in that of King's-Norton, union of Billesdon, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 9 miles(E. S. E.) from Leicester; containing 151 inhabitants.The chapel is dedicated to St. Michael.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 608-611. URL: Date accessed: 19 May 2011.

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ilston like this:
ILSTON, or LLANILLTYD, a parish in Swansea district, Glamorgan; on the river Penarths-Pill, 6½ miles SW of Swansea r. station. Post town, Swansea. Acres, 2, 879. Real property, £1, 422. Pop., 295. Houses, 62. The property is divided among a few. Coins of Nero were found in 1825. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £200.  Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is 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]

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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]

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Web sites[edit | edit source]

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