Belton

Photo of St Peter's parish church, Belton-in-Rutland, seen from the southeast by Graham Horn, some rights reserved.

Belton Rutland Family History & Genealogy

Belton is a chapelry of Wardley Ancient Parish in Rutland.

Alternative names: Belton-in-Rutland

Church: St. Peter

Registers begin: 1577

Nonconformists in Belton include: Particular Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Belton

  • Loddington
  • Wardley
  • Ridlington
  • East Norton
  • Leighfield
  • Alexton

Historical Description

Churchyard, St Peter's, Belton-in-Rutland. Now quite crowded, there's a new graveyard a little way to the north of the village. The copyright on this image is owned by Tim Heaton and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Belton, a parish in Uppingham district, Rutland; on the river Eye, 4 miles WNW of Uppingham, and 5 WSW of Manton r. station. It contains a village of its own name, and has a post office under Uppingham. Acres, 2,380. Real property, £2,441. Pop., 441. Houses, 98. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Wardley, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is old but good, and has a square embattled tower. There are a Baptist chapel and a free school. Poors’ lands yield £83 a year, and other charities £20.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Administration

  • County: Rutlandshire
  • Civil Registration District: Uppingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rutland
  • Poor Law Union: Uppingham
  • Hundred: Oakham Soke
  • Province: Canterbury