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STOKE-SOUTH, a township and a parish in Grantham district, Lincoln. The township lies on the river Witham, 2 miles SSW of Great Ponton r. station, and 6 S of Grantham; is sometimes called Stoke-Rochford; and has a post-office, of that name, under Grantham. The parish contains also North Stoke and Easton townships. Stoke Rochford is part of the civil parish of Stoke Rochford and Easton.
STOKE, SOUTH (St. Andrew and St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Winnibriggs and Threo, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 2 miles (N. by W.) from Colsterworth.
North Stoke and South with Easton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lincolnshire, created in 1776 from North Stoke Ancient Parish and South Stoke Ancient Parish. Other places in the parish include: Easton
North Stoke a village referred to in the Domesday Book was cleared in 1841 to create the park at Stoke Rochford.
The ecclesiastical parish is known by the same name, and is part of The Colsterworth Group in the Deanery of Beltisloe, Diocese of Lincoln. The parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew and Saint Mary, and also serves as the parish church for Easton.
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,Lincoln,Lincolnshire,LN2 5AB,England 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 Stoke Rochford Par 1 will identify available images.
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438759. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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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