Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire Genealogy
Guide to Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire|
|Poor Law Union||Bourne|
|Parish registers: 1670|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1561|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Lincolnshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
WITHAM-ON-THE-HILL (St. Andrew),a parish in the union of-Bourne, wapentake of Beltisloe, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 4¼ miles (S. W.) from Bourne with the hamlets of Lound, Manthorpe, and Toft. The Wesleyans have a place of worship.
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]
Witham on the Hill parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Witham on the Hill Online Parish Records|
|FMP Marr Index||1700-1837|
|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.
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 Witham on the Hill Par 1 will identify available images. Material deposited at Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org 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. Search FamilySearch Catalogue Witham on the Hill
Census records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438759. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available. FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries. Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com. The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
See Lincolnshire Census
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
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]
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed: 17 August 2013.