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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
LOUTH (St. James), a market-town and '''parish''', having separate jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the Wold division of the hundred of LouthEske, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 28 miles (E. N. E.) from Lincoln, and 150 (N. by E.) from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, Roman Catholics, and others. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51121 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 179-182.</ref>  
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LOUTH (St. James), a market-town and '''parish''', having separate jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the Wold division of the hundred of LouthEske, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 28 miles (E. N. E.) from Lincoln, and 150 (N. by E.) from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, Roman Catholics, and others. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51121 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 179-182. Date accessed: 04 September 2013.</ref>  
There were two additional chapelries built in the 1860s including Holy Trinity (1866) and St. Michael's (1863).
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There were two additional chapelries built in the 1860s including Holy Trinity (1866) and St. Michael's (1863).  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

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Parish History

LOUTH (St. James), a market-town and parish, having separate jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the Wold division of the hundred of LouthEske, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 28 miles (E. N. E.) from Lincoln, and 150 (N. by E.) from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, Roman Catholics, and others. [1]

There were two additional chapelries built in the 1860s including Holy Trinity (1866) and St. Michael's (1863).

Resources

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

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 Louth Holy Trinity Par 1 Louth St James Par 1 Louth St Michael will identify available images.


Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collectionLouth

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

Louth 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.

Web sites

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 179-182. Date accessed: 04 September 2013.