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Sutton Bonington St. Anne



  • The parish was in the Leake sub-district of the Loughborough Registration District.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
CensusYear Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2278
1871 R.G. 10 / 3259

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to St. Anne (Ann).
  • The church appears to be of 13th century origin and Early English in style.
  • The church was restored in 1860.
  • The church chancel was renovated in 1878.
  • The church was restored again in 1903.
  • The church seats 150.
  • Stuart WILDING has a photograph of St. Anne's Church on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2014.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1662 for all entries.
  • The International Genealogical Index (IGI) includes records from this parish for the period 1600-1829.
  • The church was in the rural deanery of West Bingham.
  • The East Leake and District Local History Society has a number of records availalbe and will do lookups. Be specific; they do not have time to find all occurances of a surname in all their records.
  • In 1881 the parish had chapels for Weslyen Methodists, Primitive Methodists and Baptists.
  • Tim HEATON has a photograph of the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2008.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Leake sub-district of the Loughborough Registration District.
  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

This parish and the two villages of St. Anne and St. Michael are in southwest Nottinghamshire and lie about 120 miles north of London, 6 miles north of Loughborough (in Leicestershire) and 10 miles due south of Nottingham city. The River Soar passes through the parish.

The village sits along a small brook that flows into the River Soar at Kingston. If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the A60 arterial road north out of Loughborough toward Nottingham. At Costock, turn left (west) for East Leake and continue on to West Leake.

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Historical Geography

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  • The King's Head Public House dates back several hundred years. The King's Head Public House was a popular conversation spot. You can visit their Facebook page at: King's Head.
  • J. THOMAS has a photograph of the Kings Head pub on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2013.
  • These are the names associated with the King's Head in various directories:
Year  Person
1858 George DOMLEO
1869 William HALLAM
1881 Thomas PIERPOINT
1912 Joseph SLADE

Military Records

In the church there is a memorial to Admiral Sir William KING-HALL, K.C.B., who died in July, 1886, at age 70.


Politics and Government

  • The parish was in southern division of the ancient Rushcliffe Wapentake (Hundred) in the southern division of the county.
  • District governance is provided by the Rushcliffe Borough Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Nottingham petty session hearings.
  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, this parish became part of the Loughborough Poor Law Union in Leicestershire.