Find your ancestors in Leicestershire baptisms provided by Julie Gerring

What can these records tell me?

While the amount of information may vary from transcript to transcript, most will include the following details:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Baptism year
  • Baptism date
  • Baptism place
  • Denomination
  • Father’s first name(s)
  • Father’s last name
  • Mother’s first name(s)
  • Mother’s last name
  • County
  • Archive
  • Archive reference

While the vast majority of the records include images of the original parish registers, there are 2,075 transcripts that do not include images. These transcript-only records were provided by Julie Gerring and cover five parishes: Breedon on the Hill (1752-1758), Long Whatton (1743-1769), Sileby (1683-1727), Walton on the Wolds (1752-1768), and Wymeswold (1752-1802). All other transcripts include images of the original registers, provided by the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.