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Burton Overy Parish Council

Serving the people of Burton Overy

Church

Clerk: Kate Barker
Springside House, Scotland
Lane, Burton Overy, Leicester
LE8 9DR

Tel: 07827 797125

Burton Overy History

This page is intended as a resource for information about the history of Burton Overy. The history of the village itself is covered in the excellent Aspects of Burton Overy (see below).

  • Aspects of Burton Overy (PDF, 3.3 Mb)

    A comprehensive history of the village of Burton Overy and many of the houses and people. if you are interested in anything to do with Burton Overy, this is the place to start.

  • British History online Entry for Burton Overy

    British History Online is a digital library of key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800

  • 1914 - 1918 War

    Men from Burton Overy who died in the Great War

  • 1939 - 1945 War

    Men from Burton Overy who died in the Second World War 1939 - 1945

  • Church History

    St Andrew's Church History

  • Burton Overy to the World (PDF, 103 Kb)

    Burton Overy to the World - by Frances Rouse, Jan 2012.

    A fascinating account of the Sultzer family and how, from Burton Overy, they spread across the globe

  • Wills of Burton Overy

    Wills of residents of Burton Overy obtainable on-line from the National Archives.
    It also includes the full transcript John Sultzer's (d. 1782) Will.

  • Population and Residents

    Population in Burton Overy 1086 - 2001

  • Census Information

    Featuring the Census from 1841, 1871 & 1901 and the 2001 Census Parish Profile, as well as how the population has changed in the Village through the decades and ceturies

  • United States, Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956

    This is a list of people crossing the border from Canada to the USA, who were, according to the form, born in Burton Overy

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