Leicestershire is a county of country houses rather than of great buildings. It forms part of the universitys special collections online. Fs prs england, leicestershire parish registers, 15331991 familysearch free fs familysearch free. Search the history of over 424 billion web pages on the internet. Anciently called ragendale 1, rakdale, ragdale, radgdale on the willows, and rekedale, is a village on the northeast border of the county, near segshill and the fossroad. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet. Blaston lies eight miles northeast of market harborough and five miles southwest of uppingham rut. For access, see england census records and indexes online. Giles, a parish, in the union of uppingham, hundred of gartree, s. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.
Leicesters history stretches back at least 2,000 years. Billesdon, leicestershire genealogy familysearch wiki. The village is near nevill holt, medbourne and hallaton. Memories of the leicestershire coalfields local history. Church of st giles, blaston 1061663 historic england. Volume 2, part 1 volume 2, part 2 volume 3, part 1 volume 3, part 2 volume 4, part 1 volume 4, part 2 j. Setting off from the bewickes arms past the buttercross on a windy spring morning, i glanced up.
The 40 day countdown to blaston show has begun 22nd may 2019. There are two field tracks, one to blaston, and one which crosses the road from. This free content was digitised by double rekeying. The council exists to bring local history to the doorstep of all interested people in leicester and leicestershire, to provide opportunities for them to. Please add to and improve this project of you wish to be involved without copying and pasting from external sources. It is a small parish with a population of 54 according to the 2001 census.
For statistics about blaston itself, go to units and statistics. The 5 carucates entered for blaston in 1086 supported a recorded population of 16. The history and antiquities of the county of leicester. Blaston st michael and st giles, leicestershire genealogy.
There are chapels of ease at chadwell, keyham, and wartnaby. There were 308 places in the county of leicestershire in domesday book. Postcodes in blaston, leicestershire, england postcode. Census records edit edit source census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. Hallaton and medbourne, leicestershire christopher. The story goes that leicester was founded by a mythical king of the britons known as king leir.
John nichols history and antiquities of leicestershire. Rothley, leicestershire genealogy genealogy familysearch. Ancient origins articles related to leicestershire in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. Syston, leicestershire photos, maps, books and memories of syston.
Remigius, a parish, in the union of meltonmowbray, hundred of framland, n. Since our office and factory are in a rural area, our staff travel to work individually by car and we have enough space to maintain social distancing, so in consultation with our staff, we have decided to remain open for business unless government policy changes. Blaston, leicestershire genealogy familysearch wiki. With only 30 people living here it should perhaps be described as a hamlet and consists of one main pretty street with some imposing houses along its length. History of blaston, in harborough and leicestershire map. Please join the project and add information if you can. Originally published by victoria county history, london, 1964. Volume 5, gartree hundred by j m lee and r a mckinley. Mar 20, 2015 anciently called ragendale 1, rakdale, ragdale, radgdale on the willows, and rekedale, is a village on the northeast border of the county, near segshill and the fossroad. Hallaton is a beautiful village, all thatched roofs and golden walls, set in the rolling wolds of east leicestershire. Mary, a parish, in the union of barrowuponsoar, chiefly in the hundred of east goscote, but partly in that of west goscote, n. Long clawson, leicestershire genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years. Leicestershire county, england, united kingdom britannica. Syston photos, maps, books, memories francis frith.
Billesdon, a township, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district in leicestershire. Our aim is to publish online and within a series of books, a history of every town and village in leicestershire, from the first settlers to the present day. Stone house is a grade ii listed building in blaston, leicestershire, england. Blaston, leicestershire genealogy heraldry and history. Gb historical gis university of portsmouth, history of blaston, in harborough and leicestershire map and description, a vision of britain through time. Buy the little book of leicestershire by natasha sheldon isbn.
Guide to coston, leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Volume 2, part 1 1795 text at university of leicester special collections. The history and antiquities of the county of leicester, john. Saxelby, leicestershire genealogy familysearch wiki. Ruddock 14 16 leicestershire monumental inscriptions mrs. Rothley, leicestershire genealogy familysearch wiki. Blaston is small village southeast of leicester near to rutland county. Long clawson, leicestershire genealogy familysearch wiki. Blaston was first mentioned in domesday book and the name probably means the settlement of bleath an anglosaxon. Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from july 1837 to the present day. Published in 1815, john nicholss the history and antiquities of the county of leicestershire was a monumental, eightvolume labour of love that took a quarter of a century to compile and featured thousands of engravings of churches, abbeys, houses and castles.
There is a cathedral at leicester, and modern universities are located at both leicester and loughborough. You can search for a village by name click on the relevant letter in the red alphabet strip below, or through our interactive map. Thank you for your continued support in these difficult times. Blaston was first mentioned in domesday book and the name probably means the settlement of.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government. Hans elektronisches buch is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other. Books set in leicestershire 22 books set in leicestershire. Michael, a chapelry, in the parish of hallaton, union of uppingham, hundred of gartree, s. Pairing modern colour photographs of surviving buildings with nicholss engravings, this book charts the scale of his achievement and. Blaston, leicestershire genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki.
There is an annual show on the last sunday in june, organised by the blaston and district agricultural society. But theres more to hallaton than meets the uninformed eye. Online reference library for books and authors, reference books and dictionaries, access to research, business information and consumer advice, driving theory test, and local and family history. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a family history center or at the family history library. Blaston parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years.
My leicestershire history is a free and fully searchable online resource containing photographs, films, sound recordings, and books about the history of leicester and leicestershire. Blaston st michael and st giles, two ecclesiastical parishes in leicestershire, which conjointly form a village and township, 1. There are fine medieval churches at leicester, lutterworth where the reformer john wycliffe was parish priest in the 80s, melton mowbray, ashbydelazouch, and elsewhere. Resources edit edit source civil registration edit edit source. Amberley publishing provides a fresh approach to regional and general history. I try my best to keep the data accurate and uptodate, but there are often cases where information is either missing or inccurate, so i appreciate all the help i can get. The following are from the bishops transcript with the years. The leicestershire historian, which is published annually, is the magazine of the leicestershire local history council and is distributed free to members. Blaston, leicestershire historical description blaston st michael and st giles, two ecclesiastical parishes in leicestershire, which conjointly form a village and township, 1. Michael, which contained 26 persons in 1871, is a chapelry, belonging to the parish of hallaton. To order a book, select add to basket, and then checkout to pay by paypal. Guide to gilmorton, leicestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy.
Please add to and improve this project of you wish to be involved without copying and pasting from external sources the purpose of this project is to give a historical background to leicestershire, to provide information about those individuals of historic. Land in blaston was held at the dissolution by dingley preceptory northants. Whites history, gazetteer and directory of the counties of leicester and rutland. The leicestershire history site is part of the victoria county history trust.
Gilmorton, leicestershire genealogy familysearch wiki. Records are also available at the leicestershire record office. William burton, the description of leicestershire 2nd edition, 1777 john nichols, the history and antiquities of the county of leicester 17951815 volume 1, part 1 volume 1, part 2. J m lee and r a mckinley, blaston, in a history of the county of leicestershire. Nichols included most of throsbys work in his history of the county of leicester. Leicestershire area local history discover books amberley. Blaston, leicestershire genealogy genealogy familysearch.
In time, the information contained in here will be expanded, and the entries will form the basis of parish histories which will be published in the victoria county history of leicestershire. If you have any additional information about postcodes in blaston, leicestershire, please contact me. History and antiquities of the county of leicester. Reprint publish the following books about leicestershire. There is a cathedral at leicester, and modern universities are located at both leicester and. Books about syston area browse 24 photo books on syston and the surrounding area. The woodland of domesday book probably survives on the parish boundary with. Developing the local studies collection at market harborough library.
Peter, a parish, in the union of meltonmowbray, hundred of east goscote, n. Manorial site west of st giles church and medieval settlement west of manor farm is a scheduled monument in blaston, leicestershire, england. Full text of the victoria history of the county of leicester. Ministers of long clawson parish church edit edit source. Neuware the history and antiquities of hinckley in the county of leicester is an unchanged, highquality reprint of the original edition of 1782. The old rectory is a grade ii listed building in blaston, leicestershire, england. A history of the county of leicestershire british history. Market harborough branch of the leicestershire family history society kindly loaned a complete set. Books and journals page, w, the victoria history of the county of leicester, 1964 pevsner, n, williamson, e, the buildings of england. Wishes 4 kids named as blaston shows 2019 charity 29th april 2019.852 1035 1357 82 1351 1420 1119 734 668 86 198 1515 1413 82 957 1492 841 1532 715 778 1033 892 446 799 137 212 1353 1127 609 404 662 1221 334 383 746 868 405 952 476 909 1143 682 1087 1034 480 50 892