Lincoln’s Inn, Holborn, London Genealogy

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Lincoln's Inn, Holborn

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Lincoln's Inn, an Inn of Court [in the City of London], lying within the St Andrew Holborn civil parish, on the west side of Chancery Lane. It had a chapel built by the famed architect Inigo Jones, but this Inn of Court has ancient origins from as early as the year 1226 A.D.[1]

HOLBORN, is a part of the metropolis, a parish, and a district in Middlesex. It also contains the rest of the ecclesiastical St. Andrew Holborn above the Bars, and the parish of St. George-the-Martyr, as well as the township of Lincoln 's Inn.[2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

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]

Lincoln's Inn is located within Holborn St Andrew. For church records, look at surrounding parishes.

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.

Census records[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 Middlesex 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]

Lincoln's Inn in St Andrew Holborn on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: Google Books.
  2. John M. Wilson, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted. Date accessed: 1 November 2013.