Brauncewell with Dunsby, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Brauncewell with Dunsby, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Brauncewell with Dunsby, Lincolnshire|
All Saints Brauncewell Lincolnshire
|Poor Law Union||Bourne; Sleaford|
|Parish registers: 1626; Separate registers exist for Dunsby beginning 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1561; Separate records exist for Dunsby beginning 1561|
|Rural Deanery||Aswardhurn with Lafford|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Brauncewell All Saints is a 13th century church and a listed building which includes a 10th century Saxon grave cover.
The ecclesisatical parish was formed in 1718 when the two Ancient parishes of Brauncewell and Dunsby were united. The parish includes the remains of the deserted mediaeval villages of Brauncewell (to the west of the modern village) and Dunsby to the east and south of the modern Brauncewell.
BRAUNCEWELL (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Sleaford, wapentake of Flaxwell, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 4¾ miles (N. N. W.) from Sleaford. The parish is situated on the road from London to Lincoln; and, including the hamlet of Dunsby." 
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Brauncewell with Dunsby parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Brauncewell with Dunsby Online Parish Records|
|FMP Marr Index||1700-1837|
|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.
Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,
St Rumbold Street
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org The website enables you to view a PDF file for all records held for each parish as part of continuing efforts to provide an online catalogue.
The digitisation of parish records for the county now offers images via the Lincs to the past website (July 2011). Use advanced search terms at Search Lincs to the past to search for available images for parish registers and other records for this parish with images. Advance search terms Brauncewell Par 1 and Dunsby Par 1 will identify available images.
Search FamilySearch Catalogue Brauncewell with Dunsby
Census records[edit | edit source]
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.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 347-350. Date accessed: 10 August 2013.