New Sleaford, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to New Sleaford, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|New Sleaford, Lincolnshire|
Sleaford St Denys Lincolnshire
|Poor Law Union||Sleaford|
|Parish registers: 1653|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1562|
|Rural Deanery||Aswardhurn with Lafford|
|Probate Court||Pre-1834 - Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Sleaford; Post-1833 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
SLEAFORD, NEW (St. Denis), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the wapentake of Flaxwell, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 18 miles (S. S. E.) from Lincoln, and 116 (N. by W.) from London. There are places of worship for the Connexion of the Countess of Huntingdon, Independents, and Wesleyans.
New Sleaford St Denys or Denis is an Ancient Parish for the market town of Sleaford.
The present church was built in 1271 with a local merchant as patron. The church has undergone restoration in subsequent centuries and the churchyard was enlarged at the end of the 18th century.
This parish was 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.
New Sleaford parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|New Sleaford Online Parish Records|
|FMP Marr Index||
|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.
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.
Turland, Michael. A Victorian Dynasty in the Building and Contracting Industry. History and family tree of William Kirk and wife unknown, with the following surnames; Knight, Chatwin, Parry, Peake, Yerburgh, Angrave, Stanley, Murr, Clay, Lee, Vickers, Patterson, Snow, Heath, Ingoldby, Cottingham, from 1749-1906. Article in Linolnshire Family History Magazine, vol.18.no.2. pages 81-86, FHL Ref. 942.53 D25Lf
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). Adapted. Date accessed: 08 September 2013.