Sutton St Mary, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Guide to Sutton St Mary, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Sutton St Mary, Lincolnshire
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Civil Jurisdictions
Poor Law Union Holbeach


Parish History[edit | edit source]

SUTTON, LONG (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Holbeach, wapentake of Elloe, parts of Holland, county of Lincoln, 4¾ miles (E. by S.) from Holbeach. The parish comprises, exclusively of its three chapelries of Sutton St. Edmund, St. James, and St. Nicholas. St. Matthew's church, Sutton-Bridge, is in the early English style, and consists of a chancel, nave, north and south aisles, and a tower at the west end; the first stone was laid in July 1841. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.[1]

Sutton St Mary (sometimes Long Sutton) is an Ancient Parish; other places in the parish include: Central Wingland, Sutton in Holland, and Little Sutton.

The Ecclesiatical parishes of Sutton St Edmund, Lincolnshire Genealogy Sutton St James, Lincolnshire Genealogy Sutton St Nicholas, Lincolnshire Genealogy were formed from this parish.

The church dates from the 13th century and has the same lead covered timber spire design the crooked spire at Chesterfield, Derbyshire Genealogy but here there is no similar effect.

A Congregational church from 1813 and a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel built in 1839 together with a Baptist chapel from 1840 are found here.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

  • Type the name of the parish in the search bar
  • Click on the location pin on the map
  • Choose Options from the pop up box
  • Click "List Contiguous Parishes" to find the neighboring parishes

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

This parish was part of the Long Sutton sub-district of the Holbeach 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]

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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Sutton St Mary Online Parish Records
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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 ($)
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Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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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]

Holbeach 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/LongSutton/


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 27 August 2013.