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Eastville St Paul Lincolnshire
|Hundred||East Bolingbroke Soke|
|Poor Law Union||Spilsby PLU|
|Parish registers: 1840|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
EAST-VILLE, a township, in the union of Spilsby, E. division of the soke of Bolingbroke, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln. The township, with six others, was made such by act of parliament in 1812, on the occasion of a very extensive drainage of fen lands, and is not dependent on any parish. 
Eastville St Paul (sometimes St Luke) is an Ecclesiastical parish formed in 1840 from East Fen and which included New Leake. The mission church of New Leake St Jude was built in 1897 within this parish.
Eastville was an extra parochial part of East Fen which was drained between 1802 and 1813. It was constituted as a township in 1812 and formed a civil parish in 1866 [Historical Gazetteer & Directory of Lincolnshire p 778] The church is a grade II listed building with an unconventional North-South alignment. The church was built prior to the 1840 dedication.
This parish was within the Stickney sub-district of Spilsby 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.
Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,
St Rumbold Street
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org The website enables you to view a PDF file for all records held for each parish as part of continuing efforts 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 Eastville Par 1 will identify available images.
Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Eastville
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438763.
Poor Law Unions
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.
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