Lufton, Somerset Genealogy

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

Lufton, Somerset
Lufton St Peter Paul Somerset.jpg
Lufton St Peter Paul Somerset
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Stone
County Somerset, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Yeovil
Registration District Yeovil
Records begin
Parish registers: 1748
Bishop's Transcripts: 1598
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ilchester
Diocese Bath and Wells
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Wells
Location of Archive
Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Parish History[edit | edit source]

LUFTON (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, in the union of Yeovil, hundred of Stone, W. division of Somerset, 3 miles (W.) from Yeovil.[1]

Additional information:

Lufton St Peter and St Paul is an Ancient Parish.

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]

Lufton, Somerset Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FREG = FreeREG - free[2]
SOPC = Somerset Online Parish Clerks - free[3]
LUFTON PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FREG 1598, 1748-1811
1760-1836
1598, 1759-1811
SOPC 1748-1811
1760-1836
1759-1811

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 Union[edit | edit source]

Yeovil Poor Law Union, Somerset 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 Somerset 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/SOM/Lufton/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 23 September 2013.
  2. 'Somerset Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 16 October 2013.
  3. Somerset Online Parish Clerks Genealogy, accessed 22 October 2013.

Contributor: add any additional relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.