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Lincolnshire County Council (Gainsborough)


Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): LIN

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Gainsborough Library
Cobden Street
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2NG
Tel: 01427 614780
Fax: 01427 810318
Email: gainsborough.library@lincolnshire.gov.uk
Contact: Thomas Brown, Community Librarian


Opening hours:

Monday: 0900 - 1900
Tuesday: 0900 - 1700
Wednesday: 0900 - 1700
Thursday: 0900  1700
Friday: 0900 - 1900
Saturday: 0900 - 1230


Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? No

Fee-based?

Provided by local Record Office? Contact: Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street, Lincoln. LN2 5AB
Tel: 01522 525158

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations None


5. Census returns

Bound Photocopies:

Blyton 1851
Corringham 1841, 1851, 1861
East Stockwith & Walkerith 1841, 1851, 1861
Gainsborough 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871
Heapham 1841, 1851, 1861
Lea 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871
Marton 1841, 1851
Morton 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871



Microfilm

1881 reels 24, 25, 26 RG11/3287-3298. Covering Gainsborough and some surrounding villages
1891 Census reels for West Lindsey and Isle of Axholme.



Microfiche

1901 reels RG13/3101-3116: Glandford Brigg (Brigg, Winterton, Barton, Scotter, Misterton), Gainsborough, Marton. Reels RG13/4417-4421 Thorne (York)(West Riding)  Epworth, Crowle, Swinefleet. Plus Surname Index


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Mostly Kellys and Whites between 1826 and 1937

6(b) City and Town Directories

Range from 1844  1975, incomplete.
Some sections relating to Gainsborough of other directories from 1784 (photocopied)

6(c) Telephone Directories

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7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

1999  2001 inclusive, bound.

7(b) Poll Books

Lincolnshire 1818 and 1824
Lindsey 1841
North Lincolnshire 1852


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1988, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire sections only.


9. Unpublished Indexes

Brace Gainsborough News. Notes and card index  chronological order

Index of Family History Society microfiche kept at Gainsborough Library

Gainsborough News. Card index (after Brace) incomplete

Roll of Honour, both World Wars

Monumental inscriptions: All Saints Gainsborough, Blyborough Churchyard, Coxs Hill Cemetery Gainsborough, Fillingham Churchyard, Gate Burton Churchyard, Marton Cemetery, Morton Churchyard, Morton (Thonock Corner) Graveyard Gainsborough, Newton-on-Trent Cemetery, North Marsh Cemetery Gainsborough, Pilham Churchyard, St. Margarets Churchyard Marton, Stow Churchyard, Torksey Churchyard, Upton Churchyard, Willoughton Churchyard.



10. Parish Registers

Cotes-by-Stow 1601  1812
Corringham 1647  1812
Elsham 1561  1812
Frodingham 1599  1837
Gainsborough 1564  1813. Also index of burials 1813  1890
Gate Burton 1599  1812
Heapham 1558  1720
Knaith 1609  1812
Lea 1599  1812
Marton 1599  1812
Torksey 1575  1812
Upton-cum-Kexby 1565  1812
Winteringham 1627 - 1712


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Lincolnshire Life. 1961- . With indexes
Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire Transport Review



12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

Gainsborough News from 1867. microfilm and (run incomplete) bound copies

Map collection (card indexed)

Local cuttings, ephemera and pictures files.

Various Microfilm:

Adam Starks newsbook

Gainsborough Enclosure Award

Gainsborough Leader Feb-Dec 1904

Gainsborough Leader Jan 1905  Mar 1906

Gainsborough: Influence of physical environment on growth of town

Journal of proceedings  Wharton

Maps of the town and port of Gainsborough

North Bassetlaw and North Lincs Gazette 1880

Gainsborough and Epworth Press No. 2 1854

Gainsborough Flash Dec 1923, April 1924

Retford, Rotherham and Gainsborough Dispatch Nov 1933  Jan 1933

Parish Registers 1641  1812. Occupations Index




14. Guides to Collections

Gainsborough Local Studies: List of books, pamphlets etc. Compiled by Library staff. 1965


15. Local Record Offices

Register Office, Richmond House, Richmond Park, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough, Lincs DN21 2RJ. Phone 0845 300 1400. fax 01427 612312


Other information