Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire|
St+Matthew Sutton+Bridge Lincolnshire
|Poor Law Union||Holbeach|
|Parish registers: 1841|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Sutton-Bridge, St. Matthew's church, is in the early English style, and consists of a chancel, nave, north and south aisles, and a tower at the west end; the first stone was laid in July 1841. 
Sutton Bridge St Matthew is the only flintstone church in the county of Lincolnshire and was consecrated on 29 August 1843. The ecclesiastical parish was created from Sutton St Mary, Lincolnshire Ancient Parish. The ecclesiastical parish included the civil parish of Central Wingland, Norfolk
Within the Sutton Bridge parish the mission church of Guy's Head St Phillip Mission church was built in 1869.
The neighbouring parish of Terrington St Clement, Norfolk forms the county boundary across the River Nene from this parish. St. Matthew, Sutton Bridge is a in the Parish of Long Sutton (St Mary).
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
This parish was part of the Long Sutton sub-district of Holbeach registration district.
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[edit | edit source]
Sutton Bridge parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Sutton Bridge Online Parish Records|
|FMP Marr Index||1700-1837|
|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.
Long Sutton Sutton St Mary, Lincolnshire registers.
Census records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 27 August 2013.