Seale, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Seale, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Ashby de la Zouch|
|Registration District||Ashby de la Zouch|
|Parish registers: 1566; Separate reisters exist for Blackfordby beginning 1653 and also for Donisthorpe beginning 1838 and for Over Seal beginning 1841|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1563; Separate records exist for Blackfordby beginning 1630 and also for Donisthorpe beginning 1838 and also for Over Seal beginning 1842|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
SEAL (St Peter), a parish, in the union of Ashby, hundred of West Goscote, N. division of the county of Leicester, 5¾ miles (S. W. by W.) from Ashby de la Zouch; containing, with part of the chapelry of Blackfordby, and part of the hamlet and chapelry of Donisthorpe (1838)--which lies partly in Church Gressley Parish in Derbyshire; it also contains the little hamlets of Nether Seal and Over Seal.
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.
Seale parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Seale St Peter (1566) Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| NONE
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.
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
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Seale on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, 'A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 36-40. Adapted. Date accessed: 02 July 2013.