Potters Marston, Leicestershire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

MARSTON, POTTER'S, a hamlet, in the parish of Barwell, union of Blaby, hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of the county of Leicester, 3 miles (E. N. E.) from Hinckley. [1]

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]

Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office

Contact: The Record Office
Telephone: 0116 2571080
Fax: 0116 2571120
E-mail: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk

Diocese of Leicester: Potters Marston - see Barwell, Leicestershire Genealogy registers

Barwell Bap 1661 - 1976 Marr 1654 - 1993 (Banns to1986)
Bur 1653 - 1887 - for later burials see Stapleton, Leicestershire Genealogy

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[edit | edit source]

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.


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]

Reference
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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 266-269. Date accessed: 21 August 2012.