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Online Records

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.


Marriage Licences

Rutland residents often 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.

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 Film 1538125 (first of 22 films).


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Society of Friends


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