Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Kirton in Lindsey

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The Family History Library has Index to records of Lincoln Peculiar Courts, 1610-1827, on film 199985. The film covers the peculiars of Caistor, Louth, Heydour, Corringham, Bishop Norton, Kirton in Lindsey, Gretton, Empingham, Biggleswade and Sleaford or Lafford. The courts on the film include courts whose jurisdictions cover Northamptonshire, Rutlandshire and Bedfordshire in addition to Lincolnshire.The years for Kirton in Lindsey are 1566-1834, page 65.


The original records are in the Lincolnshire Archives Office.

The Family History Library has wills and administrations on film as follows. Films can be view in the library or in a family history center.

  • Wills and administrations, 1535-1834  on films 200103-200105. Indent slips at the beginning of each will show the name, date and residence. Some are written in old English. Some inventories are included with the wills. They are is fairly good condition.


Kirton in Lindsey, a peculiar of the Sub-Dean of Lincoln.