Limber Magna, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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

Limber Magna, Lincolnshire
Great Limber St Peter Lincolnshire.jpg
Great Limber St Peter Lincolnshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Yarborough
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Caistor
Registration District Caistor
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1561
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Yarborough
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History

LIMBER MAGNA (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Caistor, E. division of the wapentake of Yarborough, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 5¼ miles (N. by E.) from Caistor. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

Resources

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

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 Great Limber Par 1 will identify available images.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Limber Magna

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 438766.


See Lincolnshire Census

Poor Law Unions

Caistor 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/GreatLimber/

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 85-87. Date accessed: 03 September 2013.

British Listed BuildingsChurch of Saint Peter, Great Limber