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Guide to '''Whetstone, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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Guide to '''Whetstone, 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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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
WHETSTONE (St. Peter), a '''parish''', in the union of Blaby, hundred of Guthlaxton, S. division of the county of Leicester, 5¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Leicester. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51396 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 537-540. Date accessed: 31 August 2012.</ref>  
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WHETSTONE (St. Peter), a '''parish''', in the union of Blaby, hundred of Guthlaxton, S. division of the county of Leicester, 5¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Leicester. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51396 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 537-540. Date accessed: 31 August 2012.</ref>  
  
 
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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].  
  
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  
 
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Diocese of Leicester: Whetstone Bap 1538 - 1981 Marr 1538 - 1999 (Banns to 2001) Bur 1538 - 1975  
 
Diocese of Leicester: Whetstone Bap 1538 - 1981 Marr 1538 - 1999 (Banns to 2001) Bur 1538 - 1975  
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Latest revision as of 19:44, 21 September 2019

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

Whetstone, Leicestershire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Guthlaxton
County Leicestershire
Poor Law Union Blaby
Registration District Blaby
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538; For more records see Enderby
Bishop's Transcripts: 1572
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Guthlaxton
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Location of Archive
Leicestershire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WHETSTONE (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Blaby, hundred of Guthlaxton, S. division of the county of Leicester, 5¼ miles (S. S. W.) from 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]

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

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

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
PC 1539-1914
1608-1915
1598-1911

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: Whetstone Bap 1538 - 1981 Marr 1538 - 1999 (Banns to 2001) Bur 1538 - 1975


Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 537-540. Date accessed: 31 August 2012.
  2. 'Leicestershire Parish Registers', Parish Chest, accessed 25 January 2014.