Lincolnshire Family History

Find your Lincolnshire ancestors and relatives with this list of links and resources to family history, genealogy and local history records.

Archives

  • Lincolnshire Archives
  • North East Lincolnshire Archives
    North East Lincolnshire Archives has more than 2 kilometres of shelving filled with 12,000 boxes of original documents dating from the 13th century to the present. These documents contain information about most places in the area, and cover a wide range of subjects.

    The Archives may be able to help you if you are interested in: your family history, village history, house history, school, the people of North and North East Lincolnshire
    school, graduate or post-graduate study, legal rights and titles.

BMDs & Parish Records

  • Births, Marriages and Deaths
    Search the entire collection of Lincolnshire civil records from 1837-2006.
  • FreeBMD
  • Lincolnshire Marriages
    The following Lincolnshire marriages can be downloaded in .xml (Excel) format.

    Boston 1837-1911
    Bourne 1837-1911
    Caistor 1837-1911
    Gainsborough 1837-1911
    Glanford Brigg 1837-1870
    Grantham 1837-1870
    Holbeach 1837-1870
    Horncastle 1837-1911
    Lincoln (City) 1837-1870
    Lincoln (Rural) 1837-1911
    Louth 1837-1911
    Newark 1837-1911
    Peterborough 1837-1870
    Sleaford 1837-1911
    Spalding 1837-1870
    Spilsby 1837-1911
    Stamford 1837-1911

  • Lincolnshire Parish Records

Burials & Cemeteries

Census Records

Criminals and Convicts

Electoral Registers

Forums

Heraldry

Historical Directories

Local History

Maps

Military Records

Newspaper Archives

Obituaries

Occupations

Societies and Groups

  • Lincolnshire Family History Society
    The Lincolnshire Family History Society covers Holland, Kesteven and Lindsey, the three parts of the Historic County of Lincolnshire. Founded in 1990, the Society now has over 3000 members worldwide, and in the year 2000 the LFHS leased premises in central Lincoln as a research centre.

Surnames

Wills and Probate

Workhouses & Poor Law