Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire Genealogy

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Guide to Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Gartree
County Leicestershire
Poor Law Union Market Harborough
Registration District Market Harborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1606; For more records see Church Langton
Bishop's Transcripts: 1564
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Gartree
Diocese Peterborough
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Location of Archive
Leicestershire Record Office

Parish History

LANGTON, THORP, a chapelry, in the parish of Church-Langton, union of Market-Harborough, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 3¾ miles (N. by E.) from the town of Harborough. [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

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 438741.


Probate records

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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 28-30. Date accessed: 13 September 2012.