Bishop Norton with Atterby, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Bishop Norton with Atterby, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Bishop Norton with Atterby, Lincolnshire|
Bishop Norton St Peter Lincolnshire
|Poor Law Union||Caistor|
|Parish registers: 1587|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1578|
|Probate Court||Pre-1834 - Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Bishop Norton; Post-1833 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
BISHOP NORTON (St. Peter), a parish, formerly in the union of Caistor, E. division of the wapentake of Aslacoe, West Riding of the parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 10 miles (W. N. W.) from Market-Rasen. The village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire are about 9 miles west of Market Rasen and neighbours the hamlet of Atterby. The ancient church of Bishop Norton St. Peter includes Atterby, Spittal in the Street and Crossholme within the boundary of the parish. There was a place of worship for Primitive Methodists and for Wesleyans. The church of St Peter has been designated a grade II* listed building by English Heritage. It is of a very ancient foundation. The current building dates from 1737 with 19th century extension and restoration. There are elements of the more ancient structures within the current building.
This parish was in the Market Rasen sub-district of Caistor 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.
Bishop Norton with Atterby parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Bishop Norton with Atterby 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.
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), pp. 442-446. Date accessed: 09 August 2013.