Honington, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Honington St Wilfrid is an Ancient Parish. Access to the church is through the vicarage garden it has a Norman knave and long Early English chancel. An ancient, possibly Roman, camp lies on the hill above the village.
"HONINGTON (St. Wilfrid), a parish, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Loveden, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 5½ miles (N. N. E.) from Grantham; containing 149 inhabitants."
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.
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 Honington Par 1 will identify available images.
Search Family History Library Catalogue Honington
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. Topographical Dictionary of England. Published London (1848); URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=445
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