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For more information and records see Appleby, Leicestershire.

Parish History

Appleby is an Ancient parish mostly in Leicestershire and partly in Derbyshire. 

The larger part in Appleby Magna or Great Appleby contains the Parish church of  St Michael and All Angels.

The Derbyshire portion of the parish transferred to the county of Leicestershire in 1897. The parish was in the diocese of Peterborough and later the Diocese of Leicester.

refer to Appleby, Leicestershire for further information.


Civil Registration

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

To find the names of neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Contributor: 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. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

Poor Law Unions

Ashby de la Zouch Poor Law Union, Leicestershire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Derbyshire 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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