South Kyme and North Kyme, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Parish History

South Kyme St Mary and All Saints is an Ancient Parish which is in part the surviving part of Augustine Priory founded in the 12th century on this site. The church was substantially rebuilt in 1805 and then restored in 1890 after North Kyme St Luke had been founded.

North Kyme St Luke is an ecclesiastical parish and replaced a much earlier Ancient Parish church which did not survive the Restoration.

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The Church is a Grade II listed building with English Heritage and was built in 1877 by Drury and Mortimer.

KYME, SOUTH (All Saints), a parish in the union of Sleaford, wapentake of Flaxwell, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 8½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Tattershall, with the township of North Kyme. [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 North Kyme Par 1 and South Kyme Par 1 will identify available images.

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.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Kyme, South and North Kyme

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 438758.


See Lincolnshire Census

Military Records

South Kyme 1802 militia list 

Poor Law Unions

Sleaford 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

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 28 August 2013.