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Rutland Genealogy

 
Description

"Rutland (or Rutlandshire), inland County of England, bounded W. and N. by Leicestershire, NE. by Lincolnshire, and SE. by Northamptonshire; greatest length, N. and S., 18 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 17 miles; area, 94,889 acres, population 21,484. Rutland is the smallest county in England."
Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887
Genuki - Rutland
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire
Rutland GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland Rutland Libraries
 
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
 
Cyndi's List - Rutland
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 
 




Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
130,400 records including baptisms/christenings, burials,
marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
Surname Lists
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Rutland genealogy with other researchers
 
Cemeteries

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
 
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Rutland
Rutland war memorials and rolls of honour
 
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers
 
 


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