Althorpe with Keadby, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Althorpe St Oswald

Parish History

Althorpe with Keadby St Oswald is an Ancient parish in the Isle of Axholme North Lincolnshire and includes Keadby.

The church dates from 1483 and was restored in 1863 Search listed building and has been designated a Grade I listed building by English Heritage.

The village lies within the civil parish of Keadby with Althorpe which includes the hamlet of Derrythorpe to the south. To the south of the village is the large civil parish of Belton (near Epworth), Lincolnshire, and next the Trent is part of West Butterwick, Lincolnshire. It is one of twelve parishes in the Isle of Axholme, and before 1996, was in the Boothferry district of Humberside. It is in the Axholme North ward of North Lincolnshire. There used to be only eight parishes in the Isle of Axholme.  Amcotts, Lincolnshirewas created from part of Althorpe in 1850.


Civil Registration

This parish was part of the Thorne registration district from 1837-1947 when it became part of the Don Valley 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

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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 Althorpe Par 1 will identify available images.

Census records

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Poor Law Unions

Thorne Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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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Web sites

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