Project 9: England—Leicestershire
Explore research in Leicestershire.
Goal 1: Learn about Leicestershire research and records.
A. Get started with research for your Leicestershire ancestors.
- Learn about finding your ancestors in Leicestershire.
FS Wiki: Leicestershire England Genealogy
- Explore the Dusty Docs site for Leicestershire research.
Goal 4: Learn about Leicestershire church and cemetery records.
A. Learn about Leicestershire church records.
- Get an overview of Leicestershire church records in this article.
FS—Leicestershire Church Records
- Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Leicestershire site.
- Use this parish page to explore parish records in Leicestershire.
B. Explore Leicestershire cemetery records.
- Explore Leicestershire cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
- Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
- Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.
Goal 5: Learn about Leicestershire probate and land records.
A. Learn about Leicestershire probate and land records.
- Learn about Leicestershire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
FS—Wiki: Leicestershire Probate Records
- Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.
Goal 6: Learn about Leicestershire maps and gazetteers.
A. Explore Leicestershire maps and gazetteers.
- Learn about Leicestershire maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
FS—Wiki: Leicestershire Maps
- Explore the David Rumsey collection of Leicestershire maps.
- Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Leicestershire site.
- Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.
Goal 7: Learn about Leicestershire newspapers.
A. Explore Leicestershire newspapers.
- Search Leicestershire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
- Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Leicestershire site.
Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.
A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Leicestershire research.
- Explore links in Cyndi's List.
- Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.
Goal 9: Search records from Leicestershire.
A. Explore record collections.
- Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
FS—England Record Selection Table
- Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
- Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.