Leasingham with Roxholme, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Leasingham with Roxholme

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

Leasingham with Roxholme, Lincolnshire
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Leasingham St+Andrew Lincolnshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Flaxwell
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Sleaford
Registration District Sleaford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1575
Bishop's Transcripts: 1562
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Aswardhurn with Lafford
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History

Leasingham St Andrew is an Ecclesiastical Parish which was created by amalagamating the Parish of St John the Baptist  North Leasingham and this parish in 1726. The parish includes North Leasingham and Roxholme.

St John the Baptist was demolished in the 17th century. There is a Wesleyan Chapel in the village.

Leasingham is one mile north of Sleaford and close by to the west is RAF Cranwell, the Royal Air Force College.

LEASINGHAM, NORTH (St. John The Baptist), a parish, in the union of Sleaford, wapentake of Flaxwell, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 2¾ miles (N. by W.) from Sleaford; containing, with the hamlet of Roxholme, 472 inhabitants. [1]


Civil Registration

Leasingham is in the Sleaford sub-district of Sleaford 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 Leasingham Par 1 will identify available images.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Leasingham with Roxholme

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

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

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 42-46. Date accessed: 26 August 2013.