Crowle, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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

Crowle, Lincolnshire
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Crowle St Oswald Lincolnshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Manley
County Lincolnshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Thorne
Registration District Thorne
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1598
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Manlake
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1834 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Stow; Post-1833 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CROWLE (St. Oswald), a parish, and formerly a market-town (a small town and civil parish on the Isle of Axholme in North Lincolnshire,) in the union of Thorne, W. division of the wapentake of Manley, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 35 miles (N. N. W.) from Lincoln, and 164 (N. by W.) from London. This Ancient Parish is extensive and includes part of the neighbouring West Riding of Yorkshire within its boundary. The parish includes the eponymous market town and Ealand, Tetley, Haxey and Fieldside. It contains also the chapelry of Eastoft.  There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans. [1]

St Oswald church has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage (see web site below) 

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

This parish was in the Crowle sub-district of Thorne registration district. Thorne registration district

Registers are now held at North Lincolnshire
The Register Office
92 Oswald Road
Scunthorpe
DN15 7PA
01724 843915. registrars@northlincs.gov.uk

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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

Hover over the collection's title for more information

Crowle Online Parish Records
Collections
Baptisms
Marriages
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Indexes and images
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Indexes and images
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FamilySearch Collections-Lincolnshire
1500s-1900s
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Lincolnshire
1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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1700s-1800s
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FreeREG
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
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1500s-1900s
Find My Past-Lincolnshire ($)
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1500s-1800s
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1500s-1800s
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Find My Past Banns-Lincolnshire ($)
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1600s-1700s
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Find My Past Marriage Licence Bonds and Allegations-Lincolnshire ($)
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Find My Past Marriage Index-Lincolnshire ($)
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Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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1800s-1900s
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Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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1700s-1900s

Other Websites
These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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[edit | edit source]

Thorne Poor Law Union, Yorkshire Genealogy

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]

http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/Crowle/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 737-742. Date accessed: 14 August 2013.

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