Saxby by Owmby, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Saxby by Owmby, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Saxby by Owmby, Lincolnshire|
Saxby St Helen Lincolnshire
|Type||Ecclesiastical Parish (England)|
|County||Lincolnshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Lincoln|
|Parish registers: 1666; Separate registers exist for Firsby beginning 1813; See also Caenby|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1599; Separate records exist for Firsby beginning 1599|
|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]
SAXBY (St. Helen), a parish in the E. division of the wapentake of Aslacoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 4 miles (S. E.) from Spittal. The living is a vicarage, with the rectory of Firsby united.
Saxby by Owmby St Helen was built as a mortuary chapel for the Earls of Scarborough (the Lumley Saunderson family) in 1775.
The church was restored in 1869 when the apse window was blocked and plastered over, 1895 and following earthquake damage in 2004.
The village and civil parish of Saxby includes the neighbouring mediaeval settlements of East and West Firsby about 4 miles north of Lincoln. The mediaeval parish of East Firsby lost its church and the civil parish was abolished in 1936.
This parish should not be confused with Saxby All Saints, Lincolnshire Genealogy or other Saxby parishes in England.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
This parish was in the North-East sub district of 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]
Saxby by Owmby parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Saxby by Owmby 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Saxby (Owmby) Par 1 and Firsby (by Saxby) Par 1 will identify available images.
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Saxby with Firsby
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). Date accessed: 02 September 2013.