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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Whetstone was formed asa chapelry in [[Enderby,_Leicestershire]] Ancient Parish.<br>
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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>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office
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Deposited records are found at the Leicester and Rutland Record Office  
  
Contact: The Record Office<br>Telephone: 0116 2571080<br>Fax: 0116 2571120<br>E-mail: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk
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Contact: The Record Office<br>Telephone: 0116 2571080<br>Fax: 0116 2571120<br>E-mail: recordoffice@leics.gov.uk  
  
Diocese of Leicester: Whetstone Bap 1538 - 1981 Marr 1538 - 1999 (Banns to 2001) Bur 1538 - 1975<br><br>
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Diocese of Leicester: Whetstone Bap 1538 - 1981 Marr 1538 - 1999 (Banns to 2001) Bur 1538 - 1975<br><br>  
  
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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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  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{British Census|438747}}
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{{British Census|438747}}  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== 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.  
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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  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[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]
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
 
  
[[Category: Leicestershire]]
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== Reference<br>  ==
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{{Reflist}}
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[[Category:Leicestershire]]

Revision as of 15:50, 31 August 2012

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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]

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

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. 537-540. Date accessed: 31 August 2012.