Billinghay, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Guide to Billinghay, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Billinghay, Lincolnshire
Billinghay St Michael & All Angels Lincolnshire.jpg
Billinghay St Michael & All Angels Lincolnshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Langoe
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Sleaford
Registration District Boston; Sleaford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1565
Bishop's Transcripts: 1561
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Longoboby
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History

Billinghay (St. Michael)

"BILLINGHAY (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Sleaford, First division of the wapentake of Langoe, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 9½ miles (N. E.) from Sleaford. There are places of worship for dissenters.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church Records

Billinghay parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Lincolnshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Lincolnshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr Index = Lincolnshire Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr = Lincolnshire Marriage Licence Bonds and Allegations (FindMyPast) - ($)
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Billinghay Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1990
1538-1990
1538-1990
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1911
1537-1911
1537-1970
FMP Banns

1647-1911


FMP Marr Index

1700-1837


FMP Marr

1628-1837


JOIN

1538-1837


NBI



1754-2002
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Lincolnshire Archives.

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Genealogy From Periodicals

Parker, A.J.  The Persistence of an Uncommon Christian Name.  History and Family tree of John Parker, Billinghay, Lincs. with the first name Hepzibah showing up many times on the tree.  Also surnames Parker, Eastwood, Sharman, Anthony, Bartis, Charlwood, Grigson, and Wilson.Tree dated from 1794-1902, with movements of the family from Billinghay, Frampton, Lincs, Wisbech, Cambridgshire, Walsoken, NFK, St. Peter Mancroft, with a branch going to Melbourne, Australia. Article in The Norfolk Ancestor, Old Series vol.1, pt. 10, pages 132-133, Family History Library Ref. 942.61 B2j, vol. 1. pt. 10.

Poor Law Unions

Sleaford Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lincolnshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/Billinghay/


References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 241-244. Date accessed: 07 August 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk