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|Melton Mowbray with Burton Lazars, Freeby, Sysonby and Welby, Leicestershire|
|Poor Law Union||Melton Mowbray PLU|
|Registration District||Melton Mowbray|
|Parish registers: 1546; Separate registers exist for Burton Lazars beginning 1778 and also for Sysonby beginning 1830|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1562; Separate registers exist for Burton Lazars beginning 1720 and also for Sysonby beginning 1829|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Leicestershire Record Office|
MELTON-MOWBRAY, or Melton (St. Mary), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Framland, N. division of the county of Leicester, 15 miles (N. E.) from Leicester, and 105(N. W.) from London.
There are chapels of ease at Burton-Lazars,Freeby, and Welby; and places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans, and Roman Catholics. 
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.
Burton Lazars registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|PC = Parish Chest - (£). Registers delivered by email.|
|Burton Lazars Online Records|
Freeby registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Freeby Online Records|
Sysonby registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Sysonby Online Records|
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 438741.
Poor Law Unions
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.
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