Monks Kirby, Leicestershire Genealogy

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For more information and records see Monks Kirby, Warwickshire.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Monks Kirby is an Ancient Parish partly in Leicestershire and partly in Warwickshire. Other places in the parish include: Brockhurst , Cesters Over , Cestersover, Over Cester, Gores Land, Goresland, and Copston Magna. provides additional information on this parish and list it mostly in Warwickshire.

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]

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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 Warwickshire 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]

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Websites[edit | edit source]