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LEAKE (WEST), is a parish, with a village, in the district of Loughborough, and county of Nottingham; on an affluent of the river Soar, 2 miles SE of Kegworth railway station, and 5½ N by W of Loughborough. The post town is, Loughborough.
West Leake St Helena is an Ancient Parish.
Church history West Leake St Helena
The church of St Helena has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building
The modern parish is united with
Costock, Nottinghamshire St Giles
East Leake, Nottinghamshire St Mary
Rempstone, Nottinghamshire All Saints
Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire St John the Baptist.
See also West Leake Wikipedia
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.
West Leake, Nottinghamshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|WEST LEAKE PARISH Online Records|
Deposited records at Nottinghamshire Archives West Leake St Helena Baptisms 1606-1901 Marriages 1617-1903 Burials 1617-1897 Bishop's Transcripts 1622-1843
Nottinghamshire County Council
NG2 7QP telephone: 08449 808080 online
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Leake, West
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.
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