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England Genealogy  Gotoarrow.png  Lincolnshire, England GenealogyGotoarrow.png  Lincolnshire Parishes


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Parish History[edit | edit source]

The Ancient Parish church of St. Peter and St.Paul was first recorded in the Domesday Book and notable for  Norman, late Medieval, Georgian and Victorian alterations and additions.

In May 1643 Parliamentary cavalry, under the leadership of Oliver Cromwell, clashed with Royalist forces on land between Belton and Syston, to the north of where Belton Woods hotel now stands. The Belton church register records "May 1643, buried three unknown soldiers, slain in Belton fight"

The church lies in the grounds of Belton Hall a Grade 1 listed building now a National Trust property which dates from 1686.

Belton near Grantham should not be confused with Belton (near Epworth), Lincolnshire Genealogy in the same county and Diocese.

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]

Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,

St Rumbold Street
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN2 5AB
England

Enquiries: lincolnshire.archives@lincolnshire.gov.uk The website enables you to view a PDF file for all records held for each parish as part of continuing effforts 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 Belton (Grantham) Par 1 will identify available images.


Search Family History Library Catalogue Belton (near Grantham)

Census records[edit | edit source]

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.See Lincolnshire Census


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Grantham 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.

Web sites[edit | edit source]