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Leicestershire County Council (Coalville)

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.leics.gov.uk
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): LEI

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Coalville Library
High Street
LE67 3EA
Tel: 01530 835951
Fax: 01530 832019
Contact: Customer Services Librarian

Opening hours:

Monday: 0930-2000
Tuesday: 0930-2000
Wednesday: 0930-2000
Thursday: 0930-2000
Friday: 0930-1730
Saturday: 0930-1700

Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? Yes

Provided by local Record Office? Yes. Research is undertaken on an hourly basis, with a minimum of one hour, payable in advance. Cost is � for first hour (inclusive of V.A.T.). � for subsequent hours. Work undertaken on receipt of cheque, made payable to Leicestershire County Council. For more information visit the Record Office website at: http://www.leics.gov.uk/research_service.htm
4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations Not held. Refer to the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

5. Census returns

1841-1901 (inclusive) for North West Leicestershire and bordering Derbyshire parishes only. Copies of census records held on microfilm except for 1841 census which is on CD. For listing of coverage visit Leicestershire Library Services Census Name Index (England & Wales). 1851 Leicestershire vol 3 & 5 missing

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

A number of Leicester Directories in print format from 厖. White抯 1846 & 1877 Kelly抯 1904, 1916, 1925, 1941

6(b) City and Town Directories

See above

6(c) Telephone Directories

Not held. Refer to the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Not held. Refer to the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1992 edition (microfiche) England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Channel Islands

9. Unpublished Indexes

10. Parish Registers

Appleby Magna, Ashby-de-la-Zouch: Holy Trinity, Ashby-de-la-Zouch: St. Helen, Bagworth and Bagworth Chapelry (see also Thornton), Blackfordby, Breedon on the Hill, Coalville, Coleorton, Copt,Oak, Donisthorpe, Ellistown, Heather, Hugglescote and Donington le Heath, Ibstock, Markfield, Measham, Moira, Nailstone, Normanton le Heath, Oaks in Charnwood, Osgathorpe, Packington and Packington and Snibston, Ravenstone, Snarestone, Stanton under Bardon, Stretton en le Field and St. Michael's, Swepstone and Swepstone and Snarestone, Thornton, Thringstone: St. Andrew's, Whitwick: St. George's, Whitwick: St.John's, Willesley, Worthington

For non-conformist records contact the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Leicestershire Historian
Local Historian 1952-
Family History Monthly
Practical Family History
Genealogist's Magazine
Family Tree Magazine

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material


14. Guides to Collections

15. Local Record Offices

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland,
Long Street
Wigston Magna
LE18 2AH
Tel: 0116 2571080
Fax: 0116 2571120

Other information