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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Rolleston, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records. {{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| caption = St John Rolleston, Leicestershire
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| Type = [[Chapelry]]
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| County = Leicestershire
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| Hundred = Gartree
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Billesdon/ Billesdon]
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| Registration District = Billesdon
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| PRbegin = 1754; For more records see Billesdon
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| BTbegin = None
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Peterborough
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Gartree
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Archive = [[Leicestershire Record Office]]
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Rolleston St John is a chapelry formed from [[Billesdon,_Leicestershire]] Ancient parish.<br>
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== Parish History ==
  
Rolleston is an estate village and the chapel of St John is now in the care of the Leicestershire Historic Churches trust.
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ROLLESTON, '''a chapelry''', in the parish and union of Billesdon, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 10 miles (E. by S.) from the town of Leicester.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51243 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 690-695. Date accessed: 30 August 2012.</ref>
  
== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
  
==== Civil Registration ====
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=== 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].  
 
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  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
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
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PC''' = [http://www.parishchest.com/ Parish Chest - (£)]. Registers delivered by email.<ref>[http://www.parishchest.com/Leicestershire__LID2836 'Leicestershire Parish Registers'], ''Parish Chest,'' accessed 25 January 2014.</ref>
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==== Census records  ====
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.parishchest.com/Leicestershire__LID2836 '''1599-1910''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.parishchest.com/Leicestershire__LID2836 '''1599-1910''']
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Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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*'''1717''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-and-wales-roman-catholics-1717 England & Wales, Roman Catholics, 1717] at FindMyPast ($), index and images (''coverage may vary'')
  
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
[[Melton Mowbray Poor Law Union, Leicestershire]]
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{{British Census|438741}}
  
==== Probate records ====
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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[[Billesdon Poor Law Union, Leicestershire]]
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=== Probate Records ===
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Leicestershire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Leicestershire Probate Records|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.  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites  ==
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== References ==
  
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{{Reflist}} {{Leicestershire}}
  
[[Category:Leicestershire]]
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[[Category:Leicestershire Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 16:03, 28 June 2021

Guide to Rolleston, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Rolleston, Leicestershire
St John Rolleston Leicestershire.jpg
St John Rolleston, Leicestershire
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Gartree
County Leicestershire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Billesdon
Registration District Billesdon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1754; For more records see Billesdon
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Gartree
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Location of Archive
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ROLLESTON, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Billesdon, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 10 miles (E. by S.) from the town of Leicester.[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]

Rolleston, Leicestershire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

PC = Parish Chest - (£). Registers delivered by email.[2]
Rolleston, Leicestershire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
PC 1599-1910
1599-1910
1599-1910

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Billesdon Poor Law Union, Leicestershire Genealogy

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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 690-695. Date accessed: 30 August 2012.
  2. 'Leicestershire Parish Registers', Parish Chest, accessed 25 January 2014.