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Genealogy in Leicestershire.
This Leicestershire genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Leicestershire, England, offering a genealogy chatroom, Leicestershire genealogy links and a Leicestershire genealogy message forum.
Latest Activity: Jun 3
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Greetings to you all..I am new to this forum and this is my first post asking for much needed help in knocking down one of my brick walls..My Great Great Grandmother was born in Loughborough about 1830..Her name was Harriett Ackley and she died in…Continue
Hi all, I am searching for my great grandfather who I believe may have been born in Leicestershire. He had a son named William Frank Gibson who was born in Mauritius in 1867. I think that my great grandfather was a military man who went out to…Continue
Hi,I am looking for any information for the father of Edward Merriman, b. 14-Feb-1713 in Rothland, (Rutland) county, d. 12-Mar-1745, m. Isabel Elizabeth Pelkenton on 12 Mar 1745 at Samford Baron St. Martin Northhampton, England. Elizabeth was born…Continue
Hi All, I am seeking confirmation of John Sodin born Hinckley around 1797 or maybe 1794. I have him married in Bedworth, Warwickshire to Ann Haywood in 1837- a second wife. His son Joseph Sodin born 1835 was born to his first wife. Joseph Soden went…Continue
Here is a mystery that I don't believe is solvable!!!According to Ethel's birth registration:BIRTH THE Ethel May – Fuller – mother’s maiden nameBirths Mar 1914 Barrow S. 7a 297 GARDNER Ethel M FullerGARDNER Ethel M Barrow upon Soar Leicestershire…Continue
If anyone has family connections or an interest in this area, there has been a group formed on FACEBOOK to which you can post pictures, memories or ask questions. It is called "Old Pictures of Claybrooke Magna, Claybrooke Parva and Ullesthorpe". You…Continue
HI,Does anyone have ancestors from that part of Leicestershire? My family is from Claybrooke Magna/Parva, Ullesthorpe, Burbage and Hinckley. I have tracked the Benfords back to the late 1600's. I think they might have originated in Warwickshire as…Continue
Hi,I have ancestors Robert BRIERS b 1819 in Narborough, Leicestershire to Robert BRIERS and Susannah KNIGHT. Robert BRIERS senior is the son of Robert BRIERS and Ann. Susannah KNIGHT was born 1775 christened in Narborough, child of William KNIGHT…Continue