Kirkby Laythorpe with Asgarby, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Kirkby Laythorpe with Asgarby

Guide to Kirkby Laythorpe with Asgarby, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Kirkby Laythorpe with Asgarby, Lincolnshire
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Kirkby+la+Thorpe St+Denys Lincolnshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Aswardhurn
County Lincolnshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Sleaford
Registration District Sleaford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1660; Separate registers exist for Asgarby beginning 1676
Bishop's Transcripts: 1562; Separate records exist for Asgarby beginning 1561
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Aswardhurn with Lafford
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Kirkby la Thorpe St Denis (sometimes Denys) is an Ecclesiastical Parish formed by the amalagamation of two Ancient Parishes Kirkby la Thorpe and Asgarby (by Sleaford) in 1737.[1]

The Ancient church of St peter Asgarby was demolished in the 1630's and the Norman church of St Denis served as parish church. It was restored in 1911-12.

Thorpe, Laythorpe and Burgh were each mediaeval village settlements which were abandoned.

The village is close to Sleaford and is a small village and civil parish.

KIRKBY-LAYTHORPE (St. Denis), a parish, in the union of Sleaford, wapentake of Aswardhurn, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 2 miles (E. by N.) from Sleaford. The living is a rectory in medieties (to which the vicarage of Asgarby was united in 1737). [2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

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Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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

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Kirkby Laythorpe with Asgarby Online Parish Records
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FamilySearch Collections-Lincolnshire
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Lincolnshire
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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FreeREG
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Find My Past-Lincolnshire ($)
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Find My Past Banns-Lincolnshire ($)
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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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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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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]

Sleaford Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire 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://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/KirkbylaThorpe/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Youngs, Frederic A. Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Vol. 2; Northern England. Offices of Royal Historical Society, London: 1991
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 692-697. Date accessed: 26 August 2013.