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|A predominantly agricultural county on the east coast of England, historically stretching from the Wash in the south to the Humber Estuary in the north.
 
  
The scenery is diverse, ranging from flat fenlands in the south to the hilly Wolds and the Lincoln Edge in the north.  
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Lincoln Cathedral is one of the finest medieval buildings in the country.
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Margaret Thatcher was born at Grantham.
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John Wesley, founder of Methodism, was born at Epworth.
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'''County town:''' Lincoln
 
 
 
 
 
'''Other major towns:''' Boston, Gainsborough, Grantham, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Cleethorpes
 
 
 
 
 
'''[[Places_of_Worship:Lincolnshire| Lincolnshire Places of Worship]]'''
 
 
 
 
 
'''[http://www.familytreeforum.com/regional-projects/ Regional projects Forum]'''
 
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==Resources==
 
 
 
'''Primary Reference'''
 
 
 
*[http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/index.asp?catId=6173 '''County Record Office''']
 
 
 
*[http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/libraries/section.asp?catId=7241 Central Library Webpage]
 
 
 
*[http://www.lincolnshirefhs.org.uk Lincolnshire Family History Society]
 
 
 
*[http://www.parishregisteruklook-upexchange.co.uk/parishregistershl.htm Parish Register UK Look-up Exchange]
 
 
 
*[http://www.genealogy-links.co.uk/html/lin.lookup.html Lincolnshire Look-up Exchange]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Countywide Interest'''
 
 
 
*[http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/archives/ Lincolnshire Archives]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~englin/occ_fen_farmers.txt Fenland Farmers List 1563]
 
 
 
*[http://www.sylvan-manuscripts.co.uk/Deeds-and-Indentures/England/Lincolnshire/c-1-1-7-31/ Lincolnshire Deeds]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~englin/ Lincolnshire Genweb page]
 
 
 
*[http://www.genealogy-links.co.uk/html/lincs.html Lincolnshire Genealogical Research]
 
 
 
*[http://www.totaltravel.co.uk/travel/midlands/peterborough-lincolnshire/directory/heritage Heritage Visits]
 
 
 
*[http://www.linc2u.com/genealogy/ Lincs2U Genealogy]
 
 
 
*[http://www.linclinks.co.uk/index.html Lincolnshire and Fenland Families]
 
 
 
*[http://s10.freefronthost.com/mi/  Lincolnshire Marriage index]
 
 
 
*[http://www.memorial-lincs.org.uk/index.html Lincolnshire Village Memorials]
 
 
 
*[http://familyhistory.poulton.info/ Lincolnshire War Memorials]
 
 
 
*[http://www.wparkinson.com/index.htm Parkinsons Page - Photographs and some Parish Records]
 
 
 
*[http://www.lincs.police.uk/index.asp?locID=435&docID=-1 Lincolnshire Police History]
 
 
 
*[http://raf-lincolnshire.info/ RAF-Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire Airfields History Site]
 
 
 
*[http://www.closedpubs.co.uk/lincolnshire.html Lincolnshire Closed Pubs] Lincolnshire pubs and publicans [[image:newthing2.jpg]] May 2009
 
 
 
*[http://www.shucksmith.org/  Shucksmith Family History Website]
 
 
 
*[http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/NorthLincs/Leisure/libraries/familyhistory/Surnames/ The Star - Surname List]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Specific Town and Village Interest'''
 
 
 
*[http://www.axholme-fhs.org.uk/ Isle of Axeholme Family History Society]
 
 
 
*[http://www.freewebs.com/bartonuponhumberfamilyhistoryaids/index.htm Barton Upon Humber Family History]
 
 
 
*[http://www.bartonuponhumber.org.uk/atoz.htm Barton Upon Humber]
 
 
 
*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/Deans/bolingbroke.html  Bolingbroke Deanery]
 
 
 
* [[Boston]] '''Wiki Page'''
 
 
 
*[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/LIN/Boston/BOSTON.txt Names associated with Boston]
 
 
 
*[http://homepages.which.net/~rex/bourne/ Bourne in Words and Pictures]
 
 
 
*[http://www.villagearchivegroup.com/index.asp Colsterworth Village Interest]
 
 
 
*[http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~watsonweb/ Fulbeck Village]
 
 
 
*[http://www.gainsboroughlincs.co.uk/index.html Gainsborough, Past and Present]
 
 
 
*[http://uk.geocities.com/ifor.grasby@btopenworld.com/ Grasby Project]
 
 
 
*[http://beehive.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=SiteHome&ID=11945&PageID=71472 Great Grimsby Family History Group]
 
 
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~heckington/  Heckington Geneaolgy]
 
 
 
*[http://members.pcug.org.au/~bthompso/holbeach/holbeach.htm Holbeach Parish Registers]
 
 
 
*[http://www.wparkinson.com/Hykeham/index.htm North and South Hykeham]
 
 
 
*[http://beehive.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/default.asp?WCI=SiteHome&ID=5641 Laceby]
 
 
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~deaston/ De Aston School, Market Rasen]
 
 
 
*[http://www.macla.co.uk/index.php Metheringham] Includes Blankney, Scopwick and Dunston and Tanvats
 
 
 
*[http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~alan/family/G-Sandtoft.html Sandtoft]
 
 
 
*[http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/hampson/index.htm Sedgebrook Inhabitants of Yesteryear]
 
 
 
*[http://www.sleaford.gov.uk/council_services_cemetery.htm Sleaford Town Council Burial Register]
 
 
 
*[http://www.springthorpe-village.org.uk/index.html Springthorpe Village]
 
 
 
*[http://www.diplomate.freeserve.co.uk/whitton.htm History of Whitton]
 
 
 
*[http://www.winteringham.info/index.html Winteringham Local History and Genealogy]
 
 
 
*[http://contueor.com/wisbech/ Wisbech & The Fenlands]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Maps and Photographs'''
 
 
 
*[http://www.gravestonephotos.com/public/area.php?area=lincolnshire Lincolnshire Gravestone Photographs]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~engggfhg/ Gravestone Photographs from North and North East Lincolnshire] [[image:newthing2.jpg]] Apr 2009
 
 
 
*[http://homepage.ntlworld.com/peter.fairweather/docs/index.htm Lincolnshire Churches, Photographs and History]
 
 
 
*[http://www.wparkinson.com/Churches/ Lincolnshire Church Photographs]
 
 
 
*[http://www.hemsop.org.uk/XSLProcessor.asp?resourceCode=HEMSoP-LI A Collection of Maps, Photographs, Directories & Manuscripts]
 
 
 
*[http://www.picturethepast.org.uk/ Photographs of the East Midlands]
 
 
 
 
 
'''Books of local interest'''
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
==Register Office==
 
 
 
The county is split between two offices. The main part of Lincolnshire is covered by the Lincoln office. North Lincolnshire (including the former South Humberside region) is covered by the North Lincolnshire office.
 
 
 
'''Lincoln'''
 
 
 
Certificate Applications<br>
 
Lincolnshire Registration Services<br>
 
PO BOX 760<br>
 
Lincoln<br>
 
LN2 5WG<br>
 
 
 
Tel 0845 330 1400 or 01522 782244<br>
 
 
 
*[http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/section.asp?catid=14980&docid=44541 Copy Certificate FAQ]
 
 
 
* [http://apps1.lincolnshire.gov.uk/eCommerce/process/product/ProductCatalogue.aspx Online Order Facility]
 
 
 
The Lincoln office supply '''scanned''' copies of the register.
 
 
 
 
 
'''North Lincolnshire Office'''
 
 
 
92 Oswald Road,<br>
 
Scunthorpe,<br>
 
North Lincolnshire<br>
 
DN15 7PA
 
 
 
Tel: 01724 842425 (General Enquiries)<br>
 
 
 
Email:  alison.prestwood@northlincs.gov.uk<br>
 
 
 
*[http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/NorthLincs/Communitypeopleandliving/birthsdeathsmarriageregistration/Certificates/BMDOnlineWithMap.htm District Coverage Map]
 
 
 
*[http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/NorthLincs/Communitypeopleandliving/birthsdeathsmarriageregistration/FamilyHistory/SearchAndOrderBDMCertificatesOnline.htm Online Order Facilty]
 
 
 
 
 
==Record Office & Archive Lookup Requests==
 
 
 
Please read the [[Record Office Lookup - Terms and Conditions|Terms and Conditions]] before requesting a lookup.
 
 
 
By requesting a lookup you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions as above.
 
 
 
 
 
'''Record Office & Archive Lookup Contacts'''
 
 
 
*Grimsby R/O ''Monthly'' [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=21 Katarzyna]
 
 
 
 
 
==Cemetery Lookup Requests==
 
 
 
Please read the [[Cemetery Lookup -Terms and Conditions|Terms and Conditions]] before requesting a lookup.
 
 
 
By requesting a lookup you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions as above.
 
 
 
 
 
'''Cemetery Lookup Contacts'''
 
 
 
*Boston [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=817 jennie]
 
*Cleethorpes (and surrounding areas) [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=21 Katarzyna]
 
*Grimsby (and surrounding areas) [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=21 Katarzyna]
 
*Lincoln [http://www.familytreeforum.com/member.php?u=6046 Chich]
 
 
 
 
 
==Photo Offers==
 
 
 
Members that have offered to take photographs in particular areas. Please send a private message to the member with your queries.
 
 
 
*Boston [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=817 jennie]
 
*Lincoln [http://www.familytreeforum.com/member.php?u=6046 Chich]
 
*Long Sutton [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=248 FenTiger]
 
*Sutton Bridge [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=248 FenTiger]
 
* North and Northeast Lincolnshire [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=21 Katarzyna]
 
* South Lincolnshire - Occasionally  [http://www.familytreeforum.com/member.php?u=293 Michael]
 
*Tydd St Mary [http://www.familytreeforum.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=248 FenTiger]
 
 
 
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