Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Brant Broughton St Helen is an Ancient Parish and imcludes Little Stapleford.
The church is 13th century in origin with heavy restoration in 1874 with the demolition of the chancel and replacement built by George Frederick Bodley between 1874 and 1876.
The spire which was reduced in height in 1897 is visible for miles around in the flat landscape.
The village had an old Society of Friends Meeting House and burial ground from the 1800's.
The Wesleyan Methodist chapel built an 1812 chapel which was replaced in 1858 by a larger one, which contains a datestone 1862."BROUGHTON, BRANT (St. Helen), a parish, in the union of Newark, wapentake of Loveden, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 8 miles (E.) from Newark."
This parish was in the Bassingham sub-district of Newark Registration district.
This parish was from 1837 within Newark registration district
Following re-organisation of local government historical registration was transferred to Lincolnshire
Certificates can be obtained from:
PO Box 760
Phone: 01522 782244
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.
Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,
St Rumbold Street
Enquiries: email@example.com 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 Brant Broughton Par 1 will identify available images.
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Brant Broughton
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
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 409-412.