Sources for identifying ownership of Uppingham Property
The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland (ROLLR) Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester, LE18 2AH. Tel : 0116 257 1080 Fax : 0116 257 1120 E-mail : recordoffice@leics.gov.uk Website : The Record Office Sources 1. Censuses for years 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901. ROLLR has copies of each on disk. Some, but not all, can also be found in Oakham at the Rutland County Museum. Persons enumerated are listed by street location, but not more precisely because postal numbering did not then exist. 2. Circa 1800-1805 Uppingham Valuation 1805 Acc ref DE 1784 / 35 Uppingham Enclosure Map MA / EN / A / R51/1 Uppingham in 1802 Group publication 3. Circa 1840 Uppingham Valuation 1837 Acc ref DE 1784 / 65 Map of Uppingham 1839 DG 37 / 150 4. Circa 1850 Uppingham in 1851 Group publication Census 1851 www.rutnet.co.uk/ulhsg 5. Rutland Land Tax Assessments Years 1799 – 1948 Acc ref DE 3256 - (There are other deposits such as DE 541, 556, 5937 etc, but the DE 3256 series is the most comprehensive and useful). 6. The “Little Domesday” Lloyd George’s Finance Act 1910 Inland Revenue Dept tax records of property 1910 – 1916 Acc refs DE 2065 & 2072 7. Manorial Court Rolls There were two manors at Uppingham covering about half the properties in the town. - The Preston with Uppingham Manor Acc ref DE 6105 - The Rectory Manor of Uppingham. Private collection Some of the volumes of court rolls have been summarised, including giving locations for properties and information about the parties. Copies are at ROLLR’s Local Studies Section (Periodicals and Publications card index) and at the Rutland County Museum. 8. Property Studies A number of individual properties have been studied in detail by the former ULHG. Copies have been placed at both ROLLR and RCM.
Uppingham Local History Study Group