Leicestershire EnglandGenWeb Project

Welcome to

Leicestershire

Part of The EnglandGenWeb Project

Welcome to Leicestershire GenWeb. The aim of this site is to provide some help to those researching their family history in the Leicestershire area. If you have any ideas or suggestions, or links that you would like to see on this site, please email Jayne Primmer, County Coordinator. Queries regarding specific families should go to one of the Queries Boards listed below.

Genealogical Resources

Message Boards

If you have a query regarding your Leicestershire family research, why don't you try looking on one of the following message boards to see if anyone is searching for the same family? If not, you can post details of your own ancestor on a bulletin board so someone else can see it.

Ancestry/Rootsweb Message Board

Genforum Message Board

Mailing Lists

ENG-LEI-BARWELL-L - A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the town of Barwell, Leicestershire, England.
To join ENG-LEI-BARWELL-L, send an email to ENG-LEI-BARWELL-L-request@rootsweb.com with the single word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the message subject and body.

ENG-LEI-RATBY-L - A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the town of Ratby, Leicestershire, England.
To join ENG-LEI-RATBY-L, send an email to ENG-LEI-RATBY-L-request@rootsweb.com with the single word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the message subject and body.

LEICESTERSHIRE-PLUS-L - A mailing list for anyone with an interest in genealogy, family surname origins, or historical research related to the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland, England.
To join LEICESTERSHIRE-PLUS-L, send an email to LEICESTERSHIRE-PLUS-L-request@rootsweb.com with the single word "subscribe" (without the quotes) in the message subject and body.

Personal Genealogy Homepages

If you have a personal genealogy website relating to your family research in Leicestershire and would like a link to it on this site, please e-mail me with the website URL and brief details of the surnames you are researching.

Local History Resources

You will be able to find more general information about the Leicestershire area on the Local Government pages for the area. Other good links are About Leicestershire : A Guide to its Towns and Villages or Leicestershire, Past and Present. Also try the new location based family history search at Curious Fox.

There is currently a feature on the BBC website 'Local Legends' about Richard III. There are also other links to local history sources.


You may find that although part of the Family History is based in Leicestershire there are links to other areas. To view the GenWeb pages for the counties surrounding Leicestershire, click on the map.

Map of Leicestershire by Expedia Leicestershire Derbyshire Warwick Warwick Birmingham Northampton Cambridgeshire Lincoln Nottingham

Maps by Expedia.com travel
maps.expedia.com

Questions and/or comments about the Leicestershire, EnglandGenWeb
should be directed to Jayne Primmer, County Coordinator.

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