Local and Family History Resources

Local & Family History Resources

Barrow upon Soar

1. Microfiche of the Parish Records
(Baptisms, Marriages and Burials) of Holy Trinity Church, Barrow upon Soar and St.Mary's Church, Walton on the Wolds from approximately 1560 to 1980.

2. Index of the 1871 Census for Barrow upon Soar.

3. List of monuments recorded in the Graveyard Survey of Holy Trinity Church undertaken by the Women's Institute in 1981.

4. Bygone Barrow upon Soar volumes 1 and 2. John and Barry Wilford.

5. Barrow upon Soar in Photographs. Kevon Thompson.
This includes many old photos of people and places and is indexed by street name and areas within the village.

6. The Bells and Bellringers of Barrow upon Soar. Kevon Thompson.

Walton on the Wolds

1. Indexed transcription of registers of Baptisms (1923- 1997), Marriages (1837-1955) and Burials (1813-1955) for Walton on the Wolds.

2. Register of Graves in the Churchyard (including a map) in Walton Le Wolds, Leicestershire by the Rector Rev Montague Bertie Bird. 1911[copy]

3. A History of Walton on the Wolds. Ann Jones,1995

4. Photographs of Walton on the Wolds, Leicestershire. Ann Jones, 1999

5. Index of the Monumental Inscriptions in St Mary's Churchyard, Walton on the Wolds. Ann Jones, 2001

6. Monumental Inscriptions in the New Burial Ground in Walton on the Wolds, Leicestershire. Ann Jones 2001

7. Rolls of Honour: The First World War 1914-1918. Ann Jones, 2001

8. Tales of our Village Walton on the Wolds by Rector, Montague Bertie Bird. 1903[copy]

Our collection of pamphlets/books includes:

1. Bennett, R.H. A short History of Barrow upon Soar.

2. Brookes, Lynne. Holy Trinity Church, Barrow upon Soar.

3. Dover, David. Barrow upon Soar in Old Postcards.

4. Chappell, Roger. Barrow upon Soar House of Industry.

5. Chilton, Heyward. Eighth Centenary of Holy Trinity Church, Barrow upon Soar.

6. Dark, Malcolm. The Navigation Pub and the Canal to Barrow Deep Lock, Barrow upon Soar.

7. Elliott, Bernard. The History of Humphrey Perkins School.

8. Joyce, Stephen. Changing times in Barrow upon Soar, Quorndon, Sileby and Mountsorrel, North End in the Eighteenth Century.

9. McBride, Olive. You are my Grandchildren.

10. Thompson, Kevon. Bridges - Old and New.

11. Thompson, Kevon. The Epistles of Rev Bird to the Waltonians.

Please note that although most of these are available for loan some are for reference only and can only be used in the library.

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Last Updated. 23-September-2021 By Keith

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