Kirmond le Mire, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Parish History

Kirmond le Mire St Martin is an Ancient parish in Lincolnshire which includes the lost settlement of Beckfield within its boundary.

The church dates from 1847 and was designed by W A Nicholson; it has been designated a grade II listed building by English Heritage.

The village and civil parish is in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire.

"KIRMOND-LE-MIRE (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Caistor, E. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 6¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Market-Rasen." [1]


Civil Registration

This parish was in the Market Rasen sub-district of Caistor 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: 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 Kirmond le Mire Par 1 will identify available images.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Kirmond le Mire

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.

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.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 701-706. Date accessed: 26 August 2013.