Surfleet, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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

Surfleet, Lincolnshire
St laurence Surfleet Lincolnshire.jpg
St laurence Surfleet Lincolnshire
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kirton
County Lincolnshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Spalding
Registration District Spalding
Records begin
Parish registers: 1662
Bishop's Transcripts: 1561
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Holland
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]

SURFLEET (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Spalding, wapentake of Kirton, parts of Holland, county of Lincoln, 4 miles (N.) from Spalding. [1]

Surfleet St Laurence is an Ancient Parish which includes Marsh Seas End and Risegate.

The leaning tower of the 13th century church, over 6 feet out of perpendicular, is a feature of the church and necessitates hanging two bells outside the foundation of the church.

The parish is part of the Glen Group benfice in the Diocese of Lincoln.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

This parish was in the Gosberton sub-district of Spalding registration district Search 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]

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 Surfleet Par 1 will identify available images.

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


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]

Spalding 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]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 27 August 2013.