Find your ancestors in Rutland banns

What can these records tell me?

There are over 24,600 banns records covering the county of Rutland in this collection. The records span from 1653 to the 1931 and cover 49 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:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Residence
  • Banns year
  • Banns date
  • Spouse’s first name(s)
  • Spouse’s last name
  • Spouse’s residence
  • Denomination
  • Place
  • County
  • Archive
  • Archive reference

In looking at the image of the original register, you may be able to learn all the dates your ancestor’s banns were published and the marital status of the couple. Additionally, some registers also included the subsequent marriage date and place of the couple, as well as who witnessed the marriage. Images have been provided by the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland.