Crowle, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Crowle, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Crowle St Oswald Lincolnshire
|County||Lincolnshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Thorne|
|Parish registers: 1561|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1598|
|Probate Court||Pre-1834 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Stow; Post-1833 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
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. 
St Oswald church has been designated a grade I listed building by English Heritage (see web site below)
Resources[edit | edit source]
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
01724 843915. firstname.lastname@example.org
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]
Crowle parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Crowle 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.
Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street,Lincoln,Lincolnshire,LN2 5AB,England Enquiries: email@example.com 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 Crowle Par 1 will identify available images.
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Crowle
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.
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), pp. 737-742. Date accessed: 14 August 2013.