Find your ancestors in Rutland baptisms

What can these records tell me?

There are over 139,000 baptism records covering the county of Rutland in this collection. The records span over 400 years from 1538 to the 1916 and cover 50 parishes. Follow the link in the Useful links and resources section to see a full list of parishes covered.

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)
  • Mother’s first name(s)
  • Mother’s maiden name
  • County
  • Archive
  • Archive reference

As many registers included other fields such as abode and father’s profession, there may be new details you can glean from the images. Images have been provided by the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.