Haceby, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Haceby, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Former+St+Margaret+and+St+Barbara Haceby Lincolnshire
|Poor Law Union||Grantham|
|Parish registers: 1560|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1561|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
St Barbara's Church, Haceby, is a redundant Anglican church in the village of Haceby, Lincolnshire, England. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building, and is under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. The church is situated some 8 miles (12.9 km) to the east of Grantham, about 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the A52 road. It has a double dedication to Saint Barbara and Saint Margaret.
The church dates from the 12th century, with additions and alterations in each of the following four centuries. A partial restoration took place in 1890, and a further restoration in 1924. The village of Haceby is mentioned in the Domesday Book, and was once a thriving community, but it has shrunk in size and now consists of a few cottages, a farm and the church. The church was declared redundant in October 1973. It is now used once a year for a Harvest festival service.
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Haceby like this:
HACEBY, in Grantham district, Lincoln; 3½ miles NW of Folkingham, and 6¼ NE of Great Ponton r. station. Post town, Folkingham. Acres, 705. Real property, 1, 108. Pop., 66. Houses, 12. The property belongs to Sir G. E. Welby, Bart. Vestiges of Roman buildings were found in 1818. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £226.Patron, Sir G. E. Welby, Bart. The church has a tower, and is pretty good. Charities, £7.
"HACEBY, a parish, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Aveland, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 8¼ miles (E.) from Grantham."
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.
Haceby parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Haceby 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. 362-366. Date accessed: 22 August 2013.