Hannah cum Hagnaby and Markby, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Hannah cum Hagnaby and Markby

Guide to Hannah cum Hagnaby and Markby, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hannah cum Hagnaby and Markby, Lincolnshire
Hannah-cum-Hagnaby St Andrew Lincolnshire.jpg
Hannah-cum-Hagnaby St Andrew Lincolnshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Calceworth Hundred
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Louth
Registration District Louth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559; Separate registers exist for Markby beginning 1557
Bishop's Transcripts: 1561; Separate records exist for Markby beginning 1561
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Calcewaith
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History

The Ancient parish of St Andrew Hannah cum Hagnaby  which included Hagnaby, Hagnaby Lock and  Markby.

In antiquity Hannah was known as Hannay. The church, located in Hannah, is dedicated to Saint Andrew and is a Grade I listed building, built of greenstone about 1758, with early 19th century, and some 20th century alterations.

Hagnaby Priory, later Hagnaby Abbey, was situated in Hagnaby.

This parish should not be confused with Hagnaby, Lincolnshire

HANNAY, or HANNAH (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Louth, Wold division of the hundred of Calceworth, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 3½ miles (N. E. by E.) from Alfordwith the hamlet of Hagnaby. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]


Civil Registration

This parish was in the Withern sub-district of Louth registration district.

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

Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,

St Rumbold Street

Enquiries: lincolnshire.archives@lincolnshire.gov.uk 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 Hannah cum Hagnaby Par 1 will identify available images.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Hannah cum Hagnaby and Markby

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.

See Lincolnshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Louth 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

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 401-404. Date accessed: 22 August 2013.