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|Poor Law Union||Oakham PLU|
|Parish registers: 1538; For more records see Oakham|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1701|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Rutland Record Office|
EGLETON, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and soke of Oakham, county of Rutland, 2 miles (S. E.) from the town of Oakham. 
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Egleton like this:
- EGLETON, a parish in Oakham district, Rutland; on an affluent of the river Gwash; near the Syston and Peterborough railway, 1¾ mile SE of Oakham. Post town, Oakham.
The Victoria County History of Egleton (1935) is available. It includes a history of the manor, church, advowson, and charities.
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.
Deposited records are found at the Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office.
Diocese of Peterborough : Egleton Bap 1538 - 1996 Marr 1538 - 1836 (Banns to1996) Bur 1538 - 1996
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. The first film number is 474578.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Rutland 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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