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East Leake is a village and parish found on the border of several counties: Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Derbyshire. Historically, East Leake was categorized in the ecclesiastical parish of Nottingham and the civil parish of Loughborough.
The earliest known Church of England in East Leake was the Church of St. Leonard. It was later replaced by the current church, St. Mary's Church, around 1300 A.D.
LEAKE, EAST (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Loughborough, S. division of the wapentake of Rushcliffe and of the county of Nottingham, 4¾ miles (E.) from Kegworth. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans. 
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.
East Leake, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|EAST LEAKE PARISH Online Records|
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Leake, East
The General Baptist Church established a congregation at East Leake during the eighteenth century, and in 1757, they erected a Baptist meetinghouse. Copies of the General Baptist Register of Births at East Leake are available on microfilm through the Family History Library.
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438908. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Nottinghamshire 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
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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- ↑  FamilySearch Maps
- ↑  East Leake History
- ↑ Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Date accessed: 6 September 2013.
- ↑ Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
- ↑  East Leake History
- ↑  East Leake Baptist Births
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