Holton cum Beckering, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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

Parish History

Holton cum Beckering is a village and civil parish; the Ancient Parish of All Saints includes Beckering.

The church originated in the 13th and 14th centuries; was rebuilt in 1800 and restored in 1851, 1859-60 and 1870-1874  the later restorations by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

Beckering is said to have had an Ancient parish church but no remains of this have been found.

HOLTON (All Saints), a parish, in the W. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Wragby.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

This parish is in the North East sub-district of the Lincoln 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.

Church records

Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives,

St Rumbold Street
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN2 5AB
England

Enquiries: lincolnshire.archives@lincolnshire.gov.uk 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 Holton Beckering Par 1 will identify available images.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Holton cum Beckering

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 438765.


See Lincolnshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Lincoln 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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/Holton/

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 537-539. Date accessed: 24 August 2013.