Holton cum Beckering, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Holton cum Beckering, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Holton cum Beckering is a village and civil parish; the Ancient Parish of All Saints includes Beckering.
The church originated in the 13th and 14th centuries; was rebuilt in 1800 and restored in 1851, 1859-60 and 1870-1874 the later restorations by Sir George Gilbert Scott.
Beckering is said to have had an Ancient parish church but no remains of this have been found.
HOLTON (All Saints), a parish, in the W. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Wragby.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
This parish is in the North East sub-district of the Lincoln 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]
Holton cum Beckering parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Holton cum Beckering 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.
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), pp. 537-539. Date accessed: 24 August 2013.