Misson, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Lincolnshire Parishes

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

This parish is partly in Lincolnshire and mostly in Nottinghamshire. For information and records, see Misson, Nottinghamshire
Misson, Lincolnshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bassetlaw
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Doncaster
Registration District Doncaster
Records begin
Parish registers: 1636
Bishop's Transcripts: 1600
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Retford
Diocese Pre-1837 - York; Post-1836 - Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History

MISSON, a parish, in the union of Doncaster, Hatfield division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 2¾ miles (E. N. E.) from Bawtry. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

Additional information:

Misson St John the Baptist see Misson, Nottinghamshire is the Ancient parish referred to as partly in Lincolnshire due to the parish boundary and county boundary failing to be aligned. There are no records in Lincolnshire for the Nottinghamshire parish.


Church records

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Misson Nottinghamshire


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.

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.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 09 September 2013.