Find your ancestors in Leicestershire marriages

What can these records tell me?

There are over 670,000 marriage records covering the ancient county of Leicestershire in this collection. The records span over 400 years from 1537 to the 1931 and cover 301 parishes. Follow the link in the Useful links and resources section to see a full list of parishes covered.

Both transcripts and images of the original records are included with each result. While the amount of information may vary from transcript to transcript, most will include the following details:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Residence
  • Father’s name
  • Marriage year
  • Marriage date
  • Spouse’s first name(s)
  • Spouse’s last name
  • Spouse’s age
  • Spouse’s residence
  • Spouse’s father’s name
  • Denomination
  • Place
  • County
  • Archive
  • Archive reference

Images, particularly of those later records, often include additional details:

  • Marital status
  • Rank or profession
  • Couple’s father’s professions
  • Witnesses’ names