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==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
  
Sheepshed parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PC''' = [https://www.parishchest.com/ Parish Chest - ($)] Registers delivered by email.
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''JOIN''' = [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|'''1538-1973'''}}
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1473016|'''1538-1991'''}}
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/leicestershire-baptisms '''1538-1916''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/leicestershire-marriages '''1537-1931''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/leicestershire-burials '''1538-1991''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP Banns'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/leicestershire-banns '''1637-1940''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP Marr'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/leicestershire-marriage-licences-1604-1891 '''1604-1891''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''MyH'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10032/leicestershire-parish-birth-christenings-records?s=443350451 '''1510-1900s''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10034/leicestershire-parish-marriage-records?s=443350451 '''1510-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10033/leicestershire-parish-burial-records?s=443350451 '''1510-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''TGEN'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.thegenealogist.com/parish-records/ '''1550s-1900s'''] 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''PC'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.parishchest.com/Leicestershire__LID2836 '''1500s-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://www.parishchest.com/Leicestershire__LID2836 '''1500s-1900s''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://www.parishchest.com/Leicestershire__LID2836 '''1500s-1900s''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''JOIN'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/search/ '''1813-1837''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog PRs'''
 
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851 Map]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.<br><br>
 
 
Records are also available at the [https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/history-and-heritage/visit-the-record-office/about-the-record-office Leicestershire Record Office].
 
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

Revision as of 20:06, 13 September 2019

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

Sheepshed, Leicestershire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred West Goscote
County Leicestershire
Poor Law Union Loughborough
Registration District Loughborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1577
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Akeley
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]

SHEEPSHEAD (St. Botolph), a parish, in the union of Loughborough, hundred of West Goscote, N. division of the county of Leicester, 4 miles (W.) from Loughborough. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyans.[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]

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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Loughborough 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]

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. 58-66. Date accessed: 31 July 2013.