Lincolnshire Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Probate, Land and Court   6: Maps and Gazetteers   7: Newspapers   8: Websites   9: Search Records   10: Get Help  




England—Lincolnshire

Explore research in Lincolnshire.


(England)


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Goal 1: Learn about Lincolnshire research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Lincolnshire ancestors.

  1. Learn about finding your ancestors in Lincolnshire.
    FS Wiki: Lincolnshire England Genealogy
  2. Get tips for starting your research in Lincolnshire.
    Lincolnshire County Council: Research Family History
  3. Explore the Dusty Docs site for Lincolnshire research.



Goal 2: Learn about Lincolnshire archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Lincolnshire archives and libraries.

  1. Learn about Lincolnshire archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lincolnshire Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the archives and libraries link on the GenUKI Lincolnshire site.
  3. Search for free online books on Lincolnshire research on the FamilySearch site.





Goal 3: Learn about Lincolnshire civil registration, BMD, and census records.


Choices:

A. Explore Lincolnshire civil registration.

  1. Explore Lincolnshire civil registration on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Browse the Lincolnshire registration districts on the Gen UKI site.
  3. Search the FreeBMD UK site for BMD records.

B. Explore Lincolnshire census records.

  1. Learn about Lincolnshire Census Surname Indexes in FamilySearch.
    FS Wiki: Census Surname Indexes
  2. Explore Lincolnshire census records on the Gen UKI site.


Goal 4: Learn about Lincolnshire church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Lincolnshire church records.

  1. Get an overview of Lincolnshire church records in this article.
    FS—Lincolnshire Church Records
  2. Explore the church records link on the GenUKI Lincolnshire site.
  3. Use this parish page to explore parish records in Lincolnshire.

B. Explore Lincolnshire cemetery records.

  1. Explore Lincolnshire cemetery records on the Gen UKI site.
  2. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  3. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 5: Learn about Lincolnshire probate and land records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Lincolnshire probate and land records.

  1. Learn about Lincolnshire probate records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lincolnshire Probate Records
  2. Learn more about wills and probate records on the GenUKI Lincolnshire site.
  3. Explore wills and probate records Lincolnshire County Council site.
  4. Explore deeds by surname on the FamilyDeeds site.


Goal 6: Learn about Lincolnshire maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Explore Lincolnshire maps and gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Lincolnshire maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lincolnshire Maps
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Lincolnshire maps.
  3. Explore the maps link on the GenUKI Lincolnshire site.
  4. Explore the online Gazetteer on the GenUKI site.





Goal 7: Learn about Lincolnshire newspapers.


Choices:

A. Explore Lincolnshire newspapers.

  1. Search Lincolnshire newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  2. Explore the newspaper records link on the GenUKI Lincolnshire site.


Goal 8: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Lincolnshire research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.


Goal 9: Search records from Lincolnshire.


Choices:

A. Explore record collections.

  1. Use the England Record Selection Table to decide on records to search.
    FS—England Record Selection Table
  2. Explore the FamilySearch page for online genealogy records.
  3. Explore additional record collections in Ancestry.


Goal 10: Get help with your Lincolnshire research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Lincolnshire Ancestors and Genealogy page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Lincolnshire Family History Society page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Lincolnshire research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Lincolnshire research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Lincolnshire research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Lincolnshire research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Lincolnshire genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Lincolnshire in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lincolnshire Societies
  2. Explore genealogy societies on the GenUKI Lincolnshire site.
  3. Explore English genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.