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Lincolnshire County Council (Grantham)


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Unpublished indexes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

Grantham Library
Isaac Newton Centre
Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG31 6EE
Tel: 01476 591411
Fax: 01476 592458 Email: grantham.library@lincolnshire.gov.uk
Contact: Amanda Boxford/Jan Burrows


Opening hours:

Monday: 09:30-18:00
Tuesday: 09:30-18:00
Wednesday: 09:30-19:00
Thursday: 09:30-19:00
Friday: 09:30-19:00
Saturday: 09:00-16:00


Other Libraries:

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3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? Cost of any photocopies

Provided by local Record Office?

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

1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 microfilm copies of Grantham and some local villages
1901 on microfiche for Grantham and area.Also internet access for 1901 census


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Pigots Directory of Lincolnshire 1828/29, 1830, 1834
Kelly's Lincolnshire 1849,1868,1885,1889,1892,1896, 1900,1905,1909,1913,1919,1922,1926,1930,1933,1937
Lincoln & Grimsby Trades Directory 1936/37 1940,1955/56 1956/57,1962/63,1967,1972/73
Eastern Counties Trades Directory 1935/36 1938/39,1960/61,1966/67,1969
Burketts Trades Directory of Lincolnshire 1957/58
P.O. Lincolnshire Directory 1855, 1861, 1876
Hagar Market Towns of Lincolnshire 1849
Slaters Lincolnshire, Notts, Rutland & Yorkshire Directory 1857
Morris's Lincolnshire Directory 1863
Whites Directory for Lincolnshire 1826, 1842, 1856, 1872, 1882, 1892
Whites Directory Leicestershire & Rutland 1855
Whites Directory Leicestershire & Rutland including Grantham 1846
Morris's Commercial Directory Notts with Grantham 1869Whites Nottinghamshire 1844, 1885

6(b) City and Town Directories

Palmers Almanac (Grantham) 1906, 1907-8, 1911-13, 1915, 1916-18, 1920, 1922-24, 1925, 1926-28, 1929-1932, 1933-38, 1939-43
Harrisons Almanac (Grantham) 1915, 1917-19, 1925-49, 1950-58
Grantham Directory 1962-63, 1967-68
Ridges Grantham Companion 1870, 1872
Grantham Red Books 1877 - 1902
Grantham & District Directory 1897, 1901
Grantham Almanac 1853

6(c) Telephone Directories

Yellow Pages - National
Residential- Local areas only


7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Grantham & District Register of Electors 1920-23, 1930-39, 1945-2001
Grantham Burgess Rolls 1888-92, 1894-1915, 1918-19
Grantham Voters 1880

7(b) Poll Books

Grantham Elections and Poll Books 1818,1820.1826,1830,1831,1832,1837,1852,1857,1865,1868


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

Whole Country 1988 edition
Internet Access to IGI website


9. Unpublished Indexes



10. Parish Registers

Beltisloe Deanery Microfilm copies
Grantham Deanery Microfilm copies
Loveden Deanery Microfilm copies
For information about specific villages please contact the library direct.

Advance booking for the film reader is advised


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Associated Architectural Societies Reports and Papers
Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
Lincolnshire Life
Lincolnshire Magazine
Lincolnshire Notes and Queries
Lincolnshire Past and Present
Lincolnshire Poacher vols 1-2 1952 -1955
Old Lincolnshire
Local Historian
Lincolnshire Naturalist
Lincoln Record Society
East Midlands Geographer


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

none


13. Other material




14. Guides to Collections




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