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Wilsthorpe, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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

Wilsthorpe, Lincolnshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ness
County Lincolnshire
Poor Law Union Stamford
Registration District Stamford
Records begin
Parish registers: None; For records see Greatford
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ness
Diocese Lincoln
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Lincolnshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

WILSTHORPE, a township-chapelry in Greatford parish, Lincoln; 3¼ miles ENE of Essendine r. station, and 6 NE of Stamford. Post town. [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]

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

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Stamford 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/Wilsthorpe/

References[edit | edit source]

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  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Date accessed: 17 August 2013.