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Leicestershire County Council (Hinckley)

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Unpublished indexes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

Hinckley Library
Lancaster Road
LE10 0AT
Tel: 01455 635106
Fax: 01455 251385
Contact: Customer Services Librarian
Website Address: Http://www.leics.gov.uk/hinckley_library.htm

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, at the local Record Office.

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 Hinckley Registration District. Copies of census records held on microfilm except for 1891 and 1901 censuses which are on microfiche. For listing of coverage visit Leicestershire Library Services Census by Library

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Leicestershire towns and villages 1790 - 1856 and 1861 - 1892 on microfiche

6(b) City and Town Directories

As 6(a), and Hinckley town entries in photocopy format 1791 - 1973

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 Unpublished Indexes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

Aston Flamville, Barlestone, Barwell, Burbage, Cadeby, Carlton, Congerstone, Croft, Dadlington, Desford, Earl Shilton, Elmesthorpe, Fenny Drayton, Groby, Higham on the Hill, Hinckley: Holy Trinity, Hinckley: St. Mary's, Hinckley: St. Paul's, Kirkby Mallory, Market Bosworth, Markfield, Nailstone, Newbold Verdon, Norton-juxta-Twycross, Orton-on-the-Hill, Peckleton, Ratby, Ratcliffe Culey, Sapcote, Shackerstone, Sharnford, Sheepy Magna, Sheepy Magna with Ratcliffe Culey, Shenton, Sibson, Stoke Golding, Stoney Stanton, Sutton Cheney, Twycross, Witherley
For non-conformist records contact the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Leicestershire Historian, 1969 -
Local History, July 1984 -
Family Tree Magazine, 6 month file.
Nuneaton & North Warwickshire Family History Society Newsletter, July 1998 -

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

The Accounts of the Great Feoffment Charity of Hinckley 1623 - 1759.

13. Other material

14. Guides to Collections

Family History Resources at Hinckley Library. 4th edition, September 2006.

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