Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire|
Brant Broughton St Helen Lincolnshire
|Poor Law Union||Newark|
|Parish registers: 1710|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1562|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
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."
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
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.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Brant Broughton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Brant Broughton Online Parish Records|
|FMP Marr Index||1700-1837|
|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[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 409-412. Date accessed: 10 August 2013.