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OSBOURNBY (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, in the union of Sleaford, wapentake of Aswardhurn, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 2¾ miles (N.) from Falkingham. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.
Osbournby St Peter and St Paul is an Ancient Parish Osbournby is pronounced Ozzenby or Ossenby locally.
The church was restored in 1873 and the small village and civil parish is about 5 miles south of Sleaford.
The village also had a Wesleyan Methodist chapel built in 1874.
Osbournby, parish and village,Lincolnshire, 6 miles S. of Sleaford, 1260 ac., pop. 496; near the village is Osbournby Hall, seat.
The parish was in the Aswarby sub-district of Sleaford registration district but was transferred to the Leadenham sub-district in 1891when the registration districts were reorganised.
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.
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 Osbournby Par 1 will identify available images.
Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,
St Rumbold Street
Enquiries: email@example.com 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.
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Osbournby
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 438758. 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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