Lincoln’s Inn, Holborn

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Lincoln's Inn, Holborn

Parish History

Lincoln's Inn, an Inn of Court [in the City of London], lying within the St Andrew Holborn civil parish, on the west side of Chancery Lane. It had a chapel built by the famed architect, Inigo Jones, but this Inn of Court has anccient origins from as early as the year 1226 A.D.[1]

HOLBORN, is a part of the metropolis, a parish, and a district in Middlesex. It also contains the rest of the ecclesiastical St. Andrew-Holborn above the Bars, and the parish of St. George-the-Martyr, as well as the township of Lincoln 's Inn.[2]


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

Census records

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Middlesex 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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Lincoln's Inn in St Andrew Holborn on GENUKI


  1. James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: Google Books.
  2. John M. Wilson, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Adapted. Date accessed: 1 November 2013.