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Lincolnshire County Council (Stamford)

Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
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

Stamford Library
High Street
Tel: 01780 763442
Fax: 01780 482518 Email: stamford.library@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Opening hours:

Monday: 09:00-20:00
Tuesday: 09:00-17:30
Wednesday: 09:00-20:00
Thursday: 09:00-17:30
Friday: 09:00-17:30
Saturday: 09:00-13:00

Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? Yes, but not detailed enquiries.

Fee-based? No

Provided by local Record Office? Yes
Contact; Lincolnshire Archives

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

Stamford and some local towns and villages
1841,1851,1861,1871,1881,1891 and 1901 on microfilm

6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

White's Directory of Lincolnshire; 1826,1842,1856,1872,1882
Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire; 1855, 1885, 1889, 1896, 1900, 1913, 1922, 1926, 1930, 1937
Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire;1908,1929,1933,1937
Kelly's Directory of Leicestershire and Rutland; 1864,1877,1904,1908,1932,1936, 1941
Kelly's Directory of Northamptonshire; 1903,1920,1914,1940
White's Directory of Northamptonshire; 1849

6(b) City and Town Directories

Dolby's Directory of Stamford ; 1905,1918,1920,1921,1923,1925,1927,1932,1934,1936,1938,1941,1949,1950,1954,1956-1971,1981-1982.

6(c) Telephone Directories

current edition only

7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Stamford 1975-1992,1999-2001

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon, Northamptonshire and Rutland

9. Unpublished Indexes

10. Parish Registers

Stamford, Bourne, The Deepings and some Local Villages

11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Lincolnshire Life
Lincolnshire Past and Present
Lincolnshire History and archaeology

12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material


13. Other material

14. Guides to Collections

15. Local Record Offices

Lincolnshire Archives
St Rumbold Street
tel:01522 526204

Other information

Census returns, parish registers, both in microfilm form. Booking reader/printer is advisable.