Heydour, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Guide to Heydour, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Heydour, Lincolnshire
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St+Michael Heydour Lincolnshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Aswardhurn; Winnibriggs and Threo
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Grantham
Registration District Grantham; Sleaford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1562
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Grantham
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1836 - Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Heydour; Post-1835 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History

Heydour St Michael and All Angels is an Ancient Parish in the hamlet of Heydour and includes the nearby hamlets of Oasby and Aisby.

HAYDOR (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Grantham, partly in the wapentake of Aswardhurn, but chiefly in that of Winnibriggs and Threo, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 6½ miles (E. N. E.) from Grantham; containing, with the chapelries of Culverthorpe and Kelby, and the hamlets of Aisby and Oseby, 647 inhabitants. [1]


Civil Registration

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

Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,

St Rumbold Street

Enquiries: lincolnshire.archives@lincolnshire.gov.uk 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 Heydour Par 1 will identify available images.

Search FamilySearch Catalogue Haydour

Census records

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.

See Lincolnshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Grantham Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire

Probate records

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.

== Websites ==http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/Heydour/


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 450-454. Date accessed: 24 August 2013.