Welton le Wold, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Guide to Welton le Wold, Lincolnshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Welton le Wold, Lincolnshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Louth-Eske
County Lincolnshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Louth
Registration District Louth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1554
Bishop's Transcripts: 1561
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Louthesk and Ludborough
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]

WELTON-LE-WOLD (St. Martin), a parish in the union of Louth, Wold division of the hundred of Louth-Eske, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 3¾ miles (W.) from Louth.[1]

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]

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 Welton le Wold Par 1 will identify available images. Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Welton le Wold

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]

Louth 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/WeltonleWold/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed: 18 August 2013.