Glanford Bridge, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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

Glanford Bridge, Lincolnshire
Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Yarborough
County Lincolnshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Glanford Brigg
Registration District Glanford Brigg
Records begin
Parish registers: 1840; For more records see Bigby and Wrawby
Bishop's Transcripts: None; See Wrawby
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 Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Glanford Bridge was a chapelry in Bigby, Lincolnshire Genealogy and Wrawby, Lincolnshire Genealogy Ancient Parishes.

The chapel, dedicated to St. Mary, was erected in 1699,at the expense of four gentlemen, who endowed it with certain estates vested in their respective heirs and the trustees of the free school; it was rebuilt in 1842, and is now a handsome edifice in the pointed style, with a tower 82 feet high, the whole erected at a cost of £3000,defrayed by subscription, aided by a grant from the Church Building Society.

GLANDFORD BRIGG or BRIDGE, a market-town and chapelry, and the head of a union, in the parish of Wrawby, S. division of the wapentake of Yarborough, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 24 miles (N. by E.) from Lincoln, and 153 (N. by W.) from London. The Friends, Independents, and Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists, have each a place of worship; and there is a chapel for Roman Catholics. [1]

Glanford Bridge is an alternative for Brigg, Lincolnshire Genealogy and the rebuilt church of St John and it's post 1840 records are described in that page, see also Brigg Wikipedia

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Glanford Brigg 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[edit | edit source]

Glanford Bridge parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
FMP = Lincolnshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Lincolnshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr Index = Lincolnshire Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Marr = Lincolnshire Marriage Licence Bonds and Allegations (FindMyPast) - ($)
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Glanford Bridge Online Parish Records
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FS PRs 1538-1990
FS 1538-1975
FREG 1538-1900s
FMP 1538-1911
FMP Banns


FMP Marr Index


FMP Marr






FS Catalog PRs

FS Catalog BTs

To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Lincolnshire Archives.

Prior to about 1840 consult the Wrawby, Lincolnshire Genealogy parish registersSearch Wrawby Lincs to the Past

Post 1840 search Brigg, Lincolnshire Genealogy St John

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Glanford Bridge

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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[edit | edit source]

Glanford Brigg Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire Genealogy

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 294-298. Date accessed: 21 August 2013.