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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rutland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rutland_Church_Records|Church Records]]''  
 
''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rutland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rutland_Church_Records|Church Records]]''  
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[[Image:Peterborough England Cathedral 2010.jpg|thumb|right|300px|<center>Peterborough Cathedral</center>]]
  
 
== Online Records  ==
 
== Online Records  ==
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series '''Boyd's Marriage Index'''] at FindMyPast (£). [http://web.archive.org/web/20110108163640/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-RUT.aspxx Coverage].  
 
*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series '''Boyd's Marriage Index'''] at FindMyPast (£). [http://web.archive.org/web/20110108163640/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-RUT.aspxx Coverage].  
*'''[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyRutland.htm#PageTitle International Genealogical Index]''' at FamilySearch - free. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyRutland.htm#PageTitle Coverage]. Mainly bishop's transcripts.
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*'''[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index]''' at FamilySearch - free. 127,412 baptisms, 43,601 marriages, 138,871 burials. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyRutland.htm#PageTitle Coverage]. Mainly bishop's transcripts.
  
 
== Parish Registers  ==
 
== Parish Registers  ==
  
Most Rutland parish registers and bishop's transcripts are held at the [[Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office]]. Parish registers have not been microfilmed. Consequently, few Rutland entries appear in the [[International Genealogical Index]].  
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Most Rutland parish registers and bishop's transcripts are held at the [[Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office]]. Parish registers have not been microfilmed, but many bishop's transcripts are on microfilm through the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]].  
  
 
=== Indexes  ===
 
=== Indexes  ===
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===== Marriages  =====
 
===== Marriages  =====
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The place to start Rutland marriage searches is:
  
 
Ian Buxton and Audrey Margaret Buxton published ''Rutland Marriage Index'' (beg. 1538) on CD: {{FHL|1211126|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 4119}}.  
 
Ian Buxton and Audrey Margaret Buxton published ''Rutland Marriage Index'' (beg. 1538) on CD: {{FHL|1211126|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 4119}}.  
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Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Family History Society published ''Rutland Marriage Index, 1754-1837'': {{FHL|536067|item}}.  
 
Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Family History Society published ''Rutland Marriage Index, 1754-1837'': {{FHL|536067|item}}.  
  
[http://www.lrfhs.org.uk/onlinecdsales.htm Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Family History Society] have published lists of Rutland residents who married in other counties, i.e. 'strays:' {{FHL|1193283|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 2026}}.  
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[http://www.lrfhs.org.uk/onlinecdsales.htm Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Family History Society] have published lists of Rutland residents who married in other counties, i.e. 'strays:' {{FHL|1193283|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 2026}}.
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46% of Rutland's parishes are indexed in [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series Boyd's Marriage Index] (£). [http://web.archive.org/web/20110108163640/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-RUT.aspx Coverage].<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108163640/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-RUT.aspx 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,'] ''British Origins,'' (Wayback Machine) accessed 31 August 2013.</ref>
  
 
===== Burials  =====
 
===== Burials  =====
  
*'''National Burial Index,''' 2nd ed. Includes 19,000 Rutland burials.<ref>'National Burial Index - 3rd Edition Coverage,' ''Federation of Family History Societies,'' http://www.ffhs.org.uk/projects/nbi/nbi-coverage.php, accessed 19 August 2013.</ref>:
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*'''National Burial Index,''' 3rd ed. Includes 19,000 Rutland burials: {{FHL|1810511|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 6356}}.<ref>'National Burial Index - 3rd Edition Coverage,' ''Federation of Family History Societies,'' http://www.ffhs.org.uk/projects/nbi/nbi-coverage.php, accessed 19 August 2013.</ref> Rutland entries are not included in the online edition on FindMyPast.<ref>'National Burial Index records coverage,' ''FindMyPast,'' http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action, accessed 19 August 2013.</ref>
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[http://www.lrfhs.org.uk/onlinecdsales.htm Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Family History Society] have published two volumes of Rutland burials:
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*Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Burial Index {{FHL|1834748|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 6581}}.
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*Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Burial Index Volume 2, 1813-1891 {{FHL|1163596|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 2016}}.
  
 
== Marriage Licences  ==
 
== Marriage Licences  ==
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'''Peterborough''' marriage licences have not been published. A card index is available at the [[Northamptonshire Record Office]].  
 
'''Peterborough''' marriage licences have not been published. A card index is available at the [[Northamptonshire Record Office]].  
  
Early '''Archdeaconry of Leicester''' marriage licences (1570-1729) have been published and available [http://archive.org/details/leicestershirema38leic online].  
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Early '''Archdeaconry of Leicester''' marriage licences (1570-1729) have been published and available [http://archive.org/details/leicestershirema38leic online]. A card index at the [[Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office]] covering 1731-1891 has been microfilmed: {{FHL|430392|item|disp=FHL Films 1517629-1517635}}.
  
 
== Ecclesiastical Court  ==
 
== Ecclesiastical Court  ==
  
Ecclesiastical court records from the Archdeaconry of Leicester have been microfilmed for the years 1526 through 1825. These records deal chiefly with fornication, adultery, slander, marriage (within degrees) and divorce. They identify the individuals concerned as well as their places (parish) of residence: {{FHL|463381|item|disp=FHL Film 1538125 (first of 22 films)}}.  
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Ecclesiastical court records from the '''Archdeaconry of Leicester''' have been microfilmed for the years 1526 through 1825. There is no index. These records deal chiefly with fornication, adultery, slander, marriage (within degrees) and divorce. They identify the individuals concerned as well as their places (parish) of residence: {{FHL|463381|item|disp=FHL Film 1538125 (first of 22 films)}}.  
  
 
== Nonconformists  ==
 
== Nonconformists  ==

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Peterborough Cathedral

Contents

Online Records

Large collections of Rutland parish registers are available online in:

Parish Registers

Most Rutland parish registers and bishop's transcripts are held at the Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office. Parish registers have not been microfilmed, but many bishop's transcripts are on microfilm through the Family History Library.

Indexes

Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society have published transcripts of most Rutland parish registers on CD:

  • Volume 1 - Ayston, Brooke, Cottesmore, Edith Weston, Egleton, Empingham, Hambleton, Little Casterton, Lyndon, Manton, Morcott, Normanton, Pilton, Preston, Ridlington, Ryhall, Teigh, Whissendine, Whitwell, and Wing parishes. FHL CD-ROM no. 5016 v. 1
  • Volume 2 - Ashwell, Barrowden, Braunston, Exton, Great Casterton, Ketton, Langham, Oakham, South Luffenham, Tickencote, and Tinwell parishes. FHL CD-ROM no. 5016 v. 2
  • Volume 3 - Belton, Bisbrook, Burley, Caldecott, Clipsham, Essendine, Glaston, Greetham, Lyddington, Market Overton, North Luffenham, Pickworth, Seaton, Stoke Dry, Streeton, Thistleton, Tixover, Uppingham, and Wardley parishes. FHL CD-ROM no. 5016 v. 3
  • Volume 4 - Ashwell, Ayston, Barrowden, Belton, Bisbrook, Braunston, Brooke, Burley, Caldicott, Clipsham, Cottesmore, Edith Weston, Egleton, Empingham, Essendine, Exton, Glaston, Great Casterton, Greetham, Hambleton, Ketton, Langham, Little Casterton, Lyddington, Lyndon, Manton, Market Overton, Morcott, Normanton, North Luffenham, Oakham, Pickworth, Pilton, Preston, Ridlington, Ryhall, Seaton, South Luffenham, Stoke Dry, Stretton, Teigh, Thislteton, Tickencote, Tinwell, Tixover, Uppingham, Wardley, Whissendine, Whitwell, and Wing (1813-1840) parishes. FHL CD-ROM no. 5016 v. 4
Marriages

The place to start Rutland marriage searches is:

Ian Buxton and Audrey Margaret Buxton published Rutland Marriage Index (beg. 1538) on CD: FHL CD-ROM no. 4119.

Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society published Rutland Marriage Index, 1754-1837: FHL Collection.

Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society have published lists of Rutland residents who married in other counties, i.e. 'strays:' FHL CD-ROM no. 2026.

46% of Rutland's parishes are indexed in Boyd's Marriage Index (£). Coverage.[1]

Burials
  • National Burial Index, 3rd ed. Includes 19,000 Rutland burials: FHL CD-ROM no. 6356.[2] Rutland entries are not included in the online edition on FindMyPast.[3]

Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society have published two volumes of Rutland burials:

Marriage Licences

Rutland residents typically went to Peterborough or Leicester to acquire marriage licences. Peterborough marriage licences are held at the Northamptonshire Record Office and Leicester marriage licences are held at the Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office.

Peterborough marriage licences have not been published. A card index is available at the Northamptonshire Record Office.

Early Archdeaconry of Leicester marriage licences (1570-1729) have been published and available online. A card index at the Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office covering 1731-1891 has been microfilmed: FHL Films 1517629-1517635.

Ecclesiastical Court

Ecclesiastical court records from the Archdeaconry of Leicester have been microfilmed for the years 1526 through 1825. There is no index. These records deal chiefly with fornication, adultery, slander, marriage (within degrees) and divorce. They identify the individuals concerned as well as their places (parish) of residence: FHL Film 1538125 (first of 22 films).

Nonconformists

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Society of Friends

References

  1. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' British Origins, (Wayback Machine) accessed 31 August 2013.
  2. 'National Burial Index - 3rd Edition Coverage,' Federation of Family History Societies, http://www.ffhs.org.uk/projects/nbi/nbi-coverage.php, accessed 19 August 2013.
  3. 'National Burial Index records coverage,' FindMyPast, http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action, accessed 19 August 2013.