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Lincolnshire 

Published in 1856, White's Directory begins: "Lincolnshire, the largest county in England except Yorkshire, ranks with Norfolk and Devonshire in agricultural importance, and is the 13th in amount of population. Its extensive fens and levels were formerly watery morasses, producing little else than geese and wild fowl, but they are now well drained and cultivated, and produce abundant crops of grain, grass, potatoes, woad, flax, etc..."

 

Family History, Genealogy and Local History Research Information for Lincolnshire

Location
Directories
Resources
Population
Districts
Transcriptions
Size
Alternatives
Parishes, Towns and Places

 

Location Lincolnshire is located on the East coast of England between Yorkshire and Norfolk.
Population of Lincolnshire
1801 208,577

1811 237,891
1821 283,058
1831 317,465
1841 362,602
1851 407,222
1861 412,246
1871 436,599
1881 469,919
1891 473,912
1901 500,022
1911 563,960
1921 602,202
1931 624,589
1951 705,822
1961 743,596
1971 809,148
1981 1,386,226
1991 1,442,405

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Size of Lincolnshire in Acres 

(boundary changes)

1831 1,663,850

1841 1,663,850
1851 1,776,738
1861 1,775,457
1871 1,767,962
1881 1,767,879
1891 1,694,907
1901 1,696,332
1911 1,705,293
1921 1,705,293
1931 1,705,293
1951 1,704,385
1961 1,704,385
1971 1,704,110
1981 2,329,403
1991 2,329,898

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Directories covering Lincolnshire
1791 Universal British Directory
1805-7 Holden's Triennial Directory - Lincoln
1828-9 Pigot's Directory
1835 Pigot's Directory
1841 Pigot's Directory
1856 White's History, Gazetteer & Directory of Lincolnshire
1857 City of Lincoln Directory
1861 Post Office Directory of Lincolnshire
1868 Post Office Directory of Lincolnshire
1872 White's History, Gazetteer & Directory of Lincolnshire
1885 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire
1889 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire
1894 Directory of the City of Lincoln
1896 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire
1897 Directory of the City of Lincoln
1901 Directory of the City of Lincoln
1901 Eastern Counties of England Directory
1905 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire
1909 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire
1913 Directory of the City of Lincoln
1913 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire
1919 Directory of the City of Lincoln
1919 Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire

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Districts Lincolnshire was divided into three parts: Lindsey, Kesteven and Holland. Within these were Wapentakes and within those, parishes.

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Alternatives Lincolnshire is abbreviated to Lincs.

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Resources for Family History Research in Lincolnshire
1710-74 Inland Revenue Board of Stamps Apprenticeship Records
1787 Trinity House Petitions Index
1799 General View of the Agriculture of Lincolnshire
1818 Lincolnshire Poll Book
1841 Census - Lincolnshire
1851 Census - Lincolnshire
1861 Census - Lincolnshire
1871 Census - Lincolnshire
1873 Return of Owners of Land in Lincolnshire
1881 Census - Lincolnshire
1891 Census - Lincolnshire
1895 Mackenzie's Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales
1901 Census - Lincolnshire
  Birth and Baptism Records
  Marriage Records
  Burial Records

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Transcriptions

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Inland Revenue Board of Stamps Apprenticeship Records
1710 - 1719  
1720 - 1729  
1730 - 1739 Order a search of Apprentice records
1740 - 1749 for an ancestor's name
1750 - 1759  
1760 - 1774  
1710 - 1774 Whole period  
 
Census Returns      
1841   Order a census search Order a transcription of family household where reference given

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1851  
1861  
1871  
1881  
1891  
1901  
 
Lincolnshire Resources      
1818 Poll Book Order a transcription of entries for an ancestor's name Order a transcription of a village

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1873 Landowners
 
Lincolnshire Directories      
1791 Universal Order a transcription of entries for an ancestor's name Order a transcription of a village Order a transcription of a town
1828-9 Pigot's
1835 Pigot's
1841 Pigot's
1856 White's
1861 Post Office
1868 Post Office
1872 White's
1885 Kelly's
1889 Kelly's
1896 Kelly's
1901 Eastern Counties
1905 Kelly's
1909 Kelly's
1913 Kelly's
1919 Kelly's
     
Lincoln Directories

 

 

 

1805-7 Holden's Lincoln entry Order a transcription of entries for an ancestor's name   

Order a transcription of Holden's entry for Lincoln

1857 City of Lincoln    
1894 City of Lincoln    
1897 City of Lincoln    
1901 City of Lincoln    
1913 City of Lincoln    
1919 City of Lincoln    
 
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials Transcription of entries for an ancestor's name

Transcription of a village

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Village Profile

 

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Parishes, Towns and Places
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A
Aby With Greenfield
Addlethorpe
Aisthorpe
Alford
Algarkirk
Alkborough
All Saints Theddlethorpe
Althorpe
Alvingham
Amber Hill
Amcotts
Ancaster
Anderby
Anwick
Apley
Appleby
Asgarby By Sleaford
Asgarby Near Horncastle
Ashby
Ashby By Partney
Ashby Cum Fenby
Ashby De La Launde
Ashby Puerorum
Aslackby
Asterby
Aswarby
Aswardby
Aubourn
Aunsby
Authorpe
Aylesby

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B
Bag Enderby
Bardney
Barholm
Barholm With Stowe
Barkston
Barlings Cum Langworth
Barnetby Le Wold
Barnoldby Le Beck
Barrow Upon Humber
Barrowby
Barton Upon Humber
Bassingham
Bassingthorpe
Baston
Baumber
Beckingham
Beelsby
Beesby In The Marsh
Belchford
Belleau 
Belleau And Aby
Belton By Grantham
Belton In Axholme
Benington
Bennington Grange
Benniworth
Bicker
Bigby
Billingborough
Billinghay
Bilsby
Binbrook
Biscathorpe
Bishop Norton
Bitchfield
Blankney
Bloxholm
Blyborough
Blyton
Bolingbroke (Old)
Bonby
Boothby Graffoe
Boothby Pagnell
Boston
Bottesford
Boultham
Bourne
Braceborough
Bracebridge
Braceby
Bradley
Branston
Brant Broughton
Bratoft
Brattleby
Brauncewell
Brigg
Brigsley
Brinkhill
Brocklesby
Brothertoft
Broughton By Brigg
Broxholme
Bucknall
Burgh Le Marsh
Burgh On Bain
Burton By Lincoln
Burton Coggles
Burton Gate
Burton Pedwardine
Burton Upon Stather
Burwell With Walmsgate
Buslingthorpe
Butterwick (Holland)

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C
Cabourne
Cadney
Caenby
Caistor
Calceby
Calcethorpe
Cammeringham
Candlesby
Canwick
Careby
Carlby
Carlton Castle
Carlton Le Moorland
Carlton Scroop
Carrington
Castle Bytham
Cawkwell
Caythorpe
Chapel Mumby
Chapel Saint Leonards
Cherry Willingham
Claxby By Alford
Claxby By Market Rasen
Claxby By Normanby
Claxby Near Normanby
Claxby Pluckacre
Claypole
Clee
Clee Old
Clixby
Coates By Stow
Cold Hanworth
Coleby
Colsterworth
Coningsby
Conisholme
Corby
Corringham
Covenham St. Bartholomew
Covenham St. Mary
Cowbit
Cranwell
Creeton
Croft
Crowland
Crowle
Croxby
Croxton
Cumberworth
Cuxwold

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D
Dalby
Dalderby
Deeping Saint Nicholas
Deeping St. James
Dembleby
Denton
Devonport
Digby
Doddington
Doddington By Lincoln
Donington In Holland
Donington On Bain
Dorrington
Dowsby
Driby
Dunholme
Dunsby By Bourne
Dunston

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E
Eagle
East Allington
East Barkwith
East Halton
East Keal
East Kirkby
East Ravendale
East Ravendale With West Ravendale
East Torrington
Edenham
Edlington
Elsham
Epworth
Evedon
Ewerby

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F
Faldingworth
Farforth Cum Maidenwell
Farlesthorpe
Fenton
Fillingham
Firsby
Fishtoft
Fiskerton
Fleet
Flixborough
Folkingham
Fosdyke
Foston
Fotherby
Frampton
Freiston
Friesthorpe
Friskney
Frithville
Frodingham
Fulbeck
Fulletby
Fulstow

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G
Gainsborough
Gate Burton
Gautby
Gayton Le Marsh
Gayton Le Wold
Gedney
Gedney Hill
Glentham
Glentworth
Goltho With Bullington
Gosberton
Goulceby
Goxhill
Grainsby
Grainthorpe
Grantham
Grasby
Grayingham
Great And Little Hale
Great Carlton
Great Coates
Great Gonerby
Great Grimsby
Great Limber
Great Ponton
Great Steeping
Great Sturton
Greatford
Greetham
Greetwell
Grimoldby
Grimsby
Gunby By Spilsby
Gunby Near Grantham

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H
Habrough
Hacconby
Haceby
Hackthorn
Hagnaby By Spilsby
Hagworthingham
Hainton
Hallington
Haltham Upon Bain
Halton Holegate
Hameringham
Hannah Cum Hagnaby
Hareby
Harlaxton
Harmston
Harpswell
Harrington
Hatcliffe
Hatton
Haugham
Hawerby Cum Beesby
Haxey
Haydor
Healing
Heapham
Heckington
Helpringham
Hemingby
Hemswell
Hibaldstow
High Toynton
Hogsthorpe
Holbeach
Holland Fen Church
Holton Cum Beckering
Holton Le Clay
Holton Le Moor
Holywell
Honington
Horbling
Horkstow
Horncastle
Horsington
Hough On The Hill
Hougham
Howell
Humberston
Hundleby
Huttoft

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I
Immingham
Ingham
Ingoldmells
Ingoldsby
Irby In The Marsh
Irby Upon Humber
Irnham

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K
Keddington
Keelby
Kelstern
Kettlethorpe
Killingholme
Kingerby
Kirkby Cum Osgodby
Kirkby Green
Kirkby La Thorpe
Kirkby On Bain
Kirkby Underwood
Kirkstead
Kirmington
Kirmond Le Mire
Kirton In Holland
Kirton In Lindsey
Knaith
Kyme

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L
Laceby
Langriville
Langtoft
Langton By Horncastle
Langton By Partney
Langton By Wragby
Laughton By Gainsborough
Lea
Leadenham
Leake
Leasingham
Legbourne
Legsby
Lenton
Leverton
Lincoln
Linwood Near Market Rasen
Lissington
Little Bytham
Little Carlton
Little Cawthorpe
Little Coates
Little Grimsby
Little Ponton
Little Steeping
Londonthorpe
Long Bennington
Long Sutton
Louth
Low Toynton
Ludborough
Luddington
Ludford Magna
Ludford Magna And Ludford Parva
Ludford Parva
Lusby

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M
Mablethorpe
Maltby Le Marsh
Manby
Manton
Mareham Le Fen
Mareham On The Hill
Markby
Market Deeping
Market Rasen
Market Stainton
Marsh Chapel
Marston
Martin (lindsey)
Marton
Mavis Enderby
Melton Ross
Messingham
Metheringham
Middle Rasen (Drakes)
Middle Rasen Tupholme
Midville
Miningsby
Minting
Moorby
Morton By Bourne
Moulton Near Spalding
Muckton
Mumby
Mumby Cum Chapel

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N
Navenby
Nettleham
Nettleton
New Sleaford
Newton (by Folkingham)
Newton By Toft
Newton On Trent
Nocton
Normanby By Spital
Normanby Le Wold
Normanton
North And South Hykeham
North Carlton
North Coates
North Cockerington
North Elkington
North Kelsey
North Ormsby
North Reston
North Scarle
North Somercotes
North Thoresby
North Willingham
North Witham
Northorpe Near Gainsborough
Norton Disney

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O
Old Clee
Old Sleaford
Orby
Osbournby
Owersby
Owmby Near Market Rasen
Owston
Oxcombe

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P
Panton
Partney
Pickworth
Pilham
Pinchbeck
Potter Hanworth

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Q
Quadring
Quarrington

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R
Raithby By Spilsby
Raithby Cum Maltby
Ranby
Rand Cum Fulnetby
Rauceby
Redbourne
Reepham
Revesby
Riby
Rigsby With Ailby
Rippingale
Risby
Ropsley
Rothwell
Roughton
Rowston
Roxby Cum Risby
Ruckland
Ruskington

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S
Saint Helen Theddlethorpe
Saleby
Salmonby
Saltfleetby All Saints
Saltfleetby Saint Clement
Saltfleetby Saint Peter
Sandtoft
Sapperton
Sausthorpe
Saxby (by Lincoln)
Saxby On Humber
Saxilby
Scamblesby
Scampton
Scartho
Scawby
Scopwick
Scothern
Scott Willoughby
Scotter
Scotton
Scrafield
Scredington
Scremby
Scrivelsby
Searby Cum Owmby
Sedgebrook
Sempringham
Sibsey
Silk Willoughby
Sixhills
Skegness
Skellingthorpe
Skendleby
Skidbrooke Cum Saltfleet Haven
Skillington
Skinnand
Skirbeck
Snarford
Snelland
Somerby By Bigby
Somerby By Grantham
Somersby
Sotby
South Carlton
South Cockerington
South Elkington
South Ferriby
South Hykeham
South Kelsey
South Ormsby
South Reston
South Somercotes
South Stoke
South Thoresby
South Willingham
South Witham
Spalding
Spanby
Spilsby
Spridlington
Springthorpe
Stainby
Stainfield Near Lincoln
Stainton By Langworth
Stainton Le Vale
Stallingborough
Stamford
Stapleford
Stenigot
Stewton
Stickford
Stickney
Stixwould
Stow In Lindsey
Stowe Near Market Deeping
Stragglethorpe
Stroxton
Strubby
Stubton
Sudbrooke
Sudbrooke By Lincoln
Surfleet
Sutterby
Sutterton
Sutton Bridge
Sutton Le Marsh
Sutton Saint Edmund
Sutton Saint James
Sutton Saint Nicholas
Swaby
Swallow
Swarby
Swaton
Swayfield
Swinderby
Swineshead
Swinhope
Swinstead
Syston

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T
Tallington
Tathwell
Tattershall
Tealby
Tetford
Tetney
Thimbleby
Thoresway
Thorganby
Thornton By Horncastle
Thornton Curtis
Thornton Le Fen
Thornton Le Moor
Thorpe On The Hill
Thorpe Saint Peter
Threekingham (cum Stow Green)
Thurlby By Newark
Thurlby Near Bourne
Timberland
Toft Next Newton
Torksey
Tothill
Toynton All Saints
Toynton Saint Peter
Trusthorpe
Tydd Saint Mary
Tydd St Mary

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U
Uffington
Ulceby (by Barton)
Ulceby Cum Fordington
Upton
Upton Cum Kexby
Usselby
Utterby

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W
Waddingham
Waddington
Waddingworth
Wainfleet All Saints
Wainfleet Saint Mary
Waithe
Walcot Near Falkingham
Walesby
Waltham
Washingborough
Welbourn
Welby
Well
Wellingore
Welton By Lincoln
Welton Le Marsh
Welton Le Wold
West Allington
West Ashby
West Barkwith
West Butterwick
West Deeping
West Halton
West Keal
West Rasen
West Torrington
Westborough Cum Doddington
Weston
Whaplode
Whaplode Drove
Whitton
Wickenby
Wigtoft
Wilksby
Willingham By Stow
Willoughby With Sloothby
Willoughton
Wilsford
Wilsthorpe
Winceby
Winteringham
Winterton
Winthorpe
Wisbech
Wispington
Witham On The Hill
Withcall
Withern With Stain
Wold Newton
Wood Enderby
Woodhall
Woolsthorpe Near Grantham
Wootton
Worlaby By Brigg
Wragby
Wrangle
Wrawby
Wrawby Cum Brigg
Wroot
Wyberton
Wyham Cum Cadeby

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Y
Yarburgh

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