Simon Weir, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Simon Weir

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

Simon Weir, Lincolnshire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kirton
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Boston
Registration District Boston
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History

An extra-parochial place with Parts of Holland. It became a civil parish in 1858 until it was abolished in 1906 and became part of the Kirton in Holland Ancient Parish.[1]

Simon Weir, par., Lincolnshire, in Boston district. The location is half way along Simon Weir Lane, as shown on a modern street map, and approximately corresponds with the location shown for the parish on the 1888 Sanitary Districts Diagram for Lincolnshire. The lane folows the feature called "Five Towns Drain" on the OS 1st Series map.[2]


Civil Registration

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

See Kirton in Holland, Lincolnshire for nearest ecclesiastical parish records

Search Lincs to the Past

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Simon Weir

Census records

See Lincolnshire Census

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.



  1. Youngs, Frederic A., Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Vol. 2; Northern England. Offices of Royal Historical Society, London: 1991.
  2. John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887. Adapted. Date accessed: 01 September 2013.