Leverington, Cambridgeshire Genealogy

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Guide to Leverington, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Leverington, Cambridgeshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wisbeach
County Cambridgeshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Wisbech
Registration District Wisbeach
Records begin
Parish registers: 1558; For more records see Parson Drove
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wisbech
Diocese Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cambridgeshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

LEVERINGTON (St. Leonard and St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union and hundred of Wisbech, Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 2 miles NW from the town of Wisbech, with the chapelry of Parson-Drove.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Leverington parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS BTs = FamilySearch Bishop's Transcripts - free[2]
Leverington Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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FS BTs
1600-1857 1600-1846
1600-1857

Parish registers for Leverington, 1558-1876 at FHL

Bishop's transcripts for Leverington, 1600-1857 have been digitised.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Primitive Methodist

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Leverington on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 74-78. Date accessed and adapted: 08 July 2013.
  2. FamilySearch Catalog. Accessed 12 April 2016.