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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
BENNINGTON (All Saints), a '''parish''', and formerly a market-town, in the union of Boston, wapentake of Skirbeck, parts of Holland, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Boston. The parish is situated on the sea-coast, and intersected by the road from Boston to Wainfleet. The church is a handsome structure in the decorated and later English styles, and contains a curious font; on the floor of the chancel is a marble slab, from which the brasses inlaid in it were removed during the parliamentary war, and under which are the remains of Bishop Wainfleet. There is a place of worship for '''Primitive Methodists'''; also a well-endowed school. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 207-210. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50792
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BENNINGTON (All Saints), a '''parish''', and formerly a market-town, in the union of Boston, wapentake of Skirbeck, parts of Holland, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Boston. The parish is situated on the sea-coast, and intersected by the road from Boston to Wainfleet. The church is a handsome structure in the decorated and later English styles, and contains a curious font; on the floor of the chancel is a marble slab, from which the brasses inlaid in it were removed during the parliamentary war, and under which are the remains of Bishop Wainfleet. There is a place of worship for '''Primitive Methodists'''; also a well-endowed school.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50792 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 207-210.</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
"BENNINGTON (All Saints), '''''a parish''''', and formerly a '''''market-town''''', in the union of Boston, wapentake of Skirbeck, parts of Holland, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Boston; containing 539 inhabitants.&nbsp; There is a place of worship for '''''Primitive Methodists'''''."<ref>Lewis, Samuel A. Topographical Dictionary of England. Published London (1848); URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445</ref>
 
  
 
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Parish History

BENNINGTON (All Saints), a parish, and formerly a market-town, in the union of Boston, wapentake of Skirbeck, parts of Holland, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Boston. The parish is situated on the sea-coast, and intersected by the road from Boston to Wainfleet. The church is a handsome structure in the decorated and later English styles, and contains a curious font; on the floor of the chancel is a marble slab, from which the brasses inlaid in it were removed during the parliamentary war, and under which are the remains of Bishop Wainfleet. There is a place of worship for Primitive Methodists; also a well-endowed school.[1]

Resources

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

Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street,Lincoln,Lincolnshire,LN2 5AB,England Enquiries: lincolnshire.archives@lincolnshire.gov.uk 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

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 Benington in Holland Par 1 will identify available images.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Bennington


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.

Lincolnshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Boston Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire

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.

Websites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 207-210.