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

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Beginning Research
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Location of Lincolnshire in England

Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a maritime county located in the East of England.

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"LINCOLNSHIRE, or LINCS, a maritime county on the E of England.

"Lincolnshire contains 620 parishes, part of another parish, and 43 extra-parochial places."[1]

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Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Lincolnshire.

Civil Districts[edit | edit source]

When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Lincolnshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.

Parishes[edit | edit source]

See a list of parishes of Lincolnshire with links to articles.

Probate Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Before 1858, every town and parish in Lincolnshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts

 Websites[edit | edit source]

To view a further list of web sites and/or web pages for Lincolnshire and many of its parishes, visit

Footnotes and References List
  1. John Marius Wilson, John Marius. Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72).  online at Vision of Britain

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