Lincoln St Swithin, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Lincoln St Swithin, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Lincoln St Swithin, Lincolnshire|
Lincoln St Switihin Lincolnshire
|Poor Law Union||Lincoln|
|Parish registers: 1686|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1562|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
Lincoln St. Swithin lies within the boundary of Lincoln the Virgin Mary Cathedral (Ancient Parish). This Parish was functioning by at least the year 1562. 
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.
Due to the destruction by fire of earlier registers, registers date from 1685.
All Lincoln parishes now have available images online from Lincs to the past website. Use Advanced search terms Par 1 and the name of the parish Search Lincs to the past to identify available images.
Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street Lincoln Lincolnshire LN2 5AB England
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.
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Lincoln St Swithin
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
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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 87-95.