There are over 103,000 burial records covering the county of Rutland in this collection. The records span over 400 years from 1538 to the 1991 and cover 50 parishes. Follow the link in the Useful links and resources section to see a full list of parishes covered.
For each result, there is a transcript and image of the original burial register. While the amount of information may vary from transcript to transcript, most will include the following details:
You may be able to discover additional details from the images of the original registers such as the deceased’s abode and who performed the ceremony. Images have been provided by the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.
Civil registration was passed in 1837, which means that for vital records, such as those for deaths and burials, parish registers are imperative for gathering essential details for family history research like dates, names, and places. Parish registers date as far back as 1538.
The county of Rutland is in the East Midlands of England and is landlocked by Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Northamptonshire.
For burials, there is a 25-year cut-off. As time goes on, we will be able to release more records as we receive them.
For a full list of the parishes included in this collection, along with year ranges and record counts, follow the link in the Useful links and resources section. If you are interested in records from these five parishes, please note the following:
For Barleythorpe records, search in the Oakham parish registers
For Barrow records, search in the Cottesmore parish registers
For Gunthorpe records, search in the Oakham parish registers
For Horn records, search in the Exton parish registers
For Martinsthorpe records, search in the Oakham parish registers
Start your search broadly by searching on a name only.
If searching by name yields many results, narrow your search by year or baptism place.