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Guide to Wallingford St Leonard, Berkshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Wallingford St Leonard, Berkshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wallingford Borough
County Berkshire
Poor Law Union Wallingford PLU
Registration District Wallingford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1711
Bishop's Transcripts: 1605
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wallingford
Diocese Pre-1836 - Salisbury; Post-1835 - Oxford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Berkshire
Location of Archive
Berkshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

WALLINGFORD, a borough and market - town, having exclusive jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the hundred of Moreton, county of Berks, 15 miles (N. N. W.) from Reading, and 46 (W. by N.) from London. Wallingford comprises the parishes of All Hallows, St. Leonard, St. Mary-le-More, and St. Peter. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of friends, Independents, Calvinists, and Wesleyans.[1]

Resources

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

Wallingford St Leonard, Berkshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

OFHS = Oxfordshire Family History Society - (£). Results delivered by email.[2]
Wallingford St Leonard, Berkshire Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
OFHS 1605-1967
1605-1975
1605-1975

Census 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 241202.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Berkshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 440-444. Date accessed: 10 April 2013.
  2. 'OFHS Parish Records Date Finder,', Oxfordshire Family History Society, accessed 22 January 2014.

 

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