Friday 16 September 2016

Lincolnshire parish records updated on FindmyPast

In addition to announcing its new Irish collections (see, FindmyPast has announced an update to its Lincolnshire parish records:


Lincolnshire Baptisms

Our collection of Lincolnshire baptisms are now available to search by name, year, place and parent's names. Lincolnshire baptisms contains over 1.9 million parish records dating from 1538 to 1911 and will allow you to discover your ancestors birth year, baptism date, location and parent's names. Each record consists of both an image and a transcript of the original document.

Lincolnshire Banns
Lincolnshire banns is now available to search by name, year, spouse's name and location. The collection contains over 121,000 records covering banns read in Lincolnshire parish churches between 1538 and 1911. The records allow you to discover your ancestor's residence, banns date, spouse's name' spouse's residence and location. Banns are the announcement of a couple's intention to marry and were read out in the parish church on three Sundays, three months before the intended marriage date.

Lincolnshire Marriages
Our Lincolnshire marriage records are now available to search by name, spouses name and location. The collection now contains over 933,000 records and covers more than 650 locations across the county. Discover your ancestor's age, birth year, residence, marriage date, location, father's name and spouse's details as far back as 1538.

Lincolnshire Burials
You can now search our Lincolnshire burial records by name, birth year, burial year and location. Lincolnshire burials contains over 1.4 million records covering more than 300 burial places across the county. Discover your ancestor's age at death, birth year, burial date and burial location.

Lincolnshire Parish Register Browse
Browse over 5000 parish registers containing more than 4.4 million records of baptisms, marriages and burials from all over Lincolnshire.

See for further information.


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