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Lincoln

Description and Travel

Lincoln is an ancient, well-built city, the capital of a county with the same name (Lincolnshire) and contains more than a dozen parishes (the count depends on the year you seek). It lies 132 miles north of London, 36 miles northwest of Boston and 18 miles southeast of Gainsborough. The city itself is bounded on the north by Riseholme and Nettleham parishes, to the west by Skellingthorpe and Boultham and on the south by Bracebridge and Canwick parishes. The city lies along the old Roman Road known as Ermine Street.

The city covers 5,280 acres, approximately. The city is easily accessed by train or motorcar. If you are planning a visit:

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Cemeteries

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 651
1851 H.O. 107 / 2104 - 2106
1861 R.G. 9 / 2358 & 2360, 2361
1871 R.G. 10 / 3369 - 3374
1881 R.G. 11 / 3239 - 3241
1891 R.G. 12 / 2587 - 2596
1901 R.G. 13 / 3060 - 3064
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Correctional Institutions

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History

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Maps

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Medical Records

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Military History

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Military Records

Michael Peck tells us "There are over 300 completed questionnaires at Lincs Archives Office which relate to soldiers killed in WW1." See his list of names from the questionnaires in a pop-up text file.

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Names, Geographical

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 7,205
1811 10,207
1821 11,776
1841 13,806
1851 17,536
1871 26,762
1891 41,491
1911 61,089
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Probate Records

Ros DUNNING provides a transcript of the will of Esther ELLISON of Lincoln Close.

Ros DUNNING provides a transcript of the will of Sophia SWAN of Lincoln Close.

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Schools

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