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Revision as of 09:02, 28 June 2016

England Gotoarrow.png Lincolnshire Gotoarrow.pngLincolnshire Parishes

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

Somerby, Lincolnshire
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St+Margaret Somerby Lincolnshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Yarborough
County Lincolnshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Caistor
Registration District Caistor
Records begin
Parish registers: 1661
Bishop's Transcripts: 1562
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Yarborough
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1834 - Court of the Peculiar of the Prebendal of Corringham; Post-1833 - Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

This parish should not be confused with Old Somerby (with Great Humby), Lincolnshire Genealogy SOMERBY, a chapelry, in the parish and wapentake of Corringham, union of Gainsborough, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 2¾ miles (E.) from Gainsborough. [1]

Somerby St Margaret. in the wapentake of Yarborough and the Poor Law Union of Caistor is about 4.5 miles from Glandford Brigg.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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]

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

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 Somerby by Brigg Par 1 will identify available images.

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Somerby


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]

Caistor Poor Law Union,Lincolnshire

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]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/SomerbybyBigby/

References[edit | edit source]

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