Claythorpe, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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

Claythorpe, Lincolnshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Calceworth Hundred
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Louth
Registration District Louth
Records begin
Parish registers: None; For records see Belleau with Clathorpe, Aby and Greenfield
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Calcewaith
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Chapelry History

CLAYTHORPE, a chapelry, in the parish of Belleau with Claythorpe, Aby and Greenfield, Lincolnshire, union of Louth, Marsh division of the hundred of Calceworth, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 4 miles (N. W. by W.) from Alford. [1]


Civil Registration

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

Claythorpe was a chapelry of Belleau with Claythorpe, Aby and Greenfield Ecclesiastical Parish see Belleau with Claythorpe, Aby and Greenfield, Lincolnshire records.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Claythorpe

Census records

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 438761.

See Lincolnshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Louth Poor Law Union,Lincolnshire

Probate records

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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Claythorpe link in Genuki goes to Belleau


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 624-626. Date accessed: 13 August 2013.