2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources|
Scunthorpe Central Library
Tel: 01724 860161
Fax: 01724 859737
Contact: Helen Rowe
3. Research Service
No, but under review
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.
5. Census returns
1841-1891 returns are held for all of the North Lincolnshire area, including complete coverage of the Gainsborough and Glanford Brigg districts and most of the Isle of Axholme area.
Please contact the library for further details.
6(a) County and Regional Directories
A selection of White's and Kelly's directories for Lincolnshire from 1826 to 1937
6(b) City and Town Directories
Kelly's Lincoln Directory 1922-1975
Scunthorpe Directory/Town Guides 1937-present
6(c) Telephone Directories
Hull area 1972-present
Lincoln area 1966-present
7. Electoral registers and polls books
7(a) Electoral Registers
Scunthorpe Borough 1961-1995
Boothferry District 1969-1995
Glanford District 1969-1995
North Lincolnshire Council 1996-
7(b) Poll Books
Lincolnshire Poll Books 1818, 1824, 1841, 1852
8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)
England 1992 edition
Wales, Scotland, Ireland 1984 edition
All held on microfiche
9. Unpublished Indexes
A card index to the Scunthorpe and Frodingham Star Newspaper 1889-1959
10. Parish Registers
The deaneries of Manlake, the Isle of Axholme, and Yarborough are held on microfiche.
Please contact the library to check on specific villages and dates.
11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)
Lincolnshire Life 1962 - present
Lincolnshire Family History Society Journal 1991 - present
Lincolnshire History and Archaeology 1966 - present
Lincolnshire Past and Present 1990 - present
12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material
13. Other material
The library houses a special collection on John Wesley and Methodism
14. Guides to Collections
~See attached - no attachment$
15. Local Record Offices
North Lincolnshire Council was created on 1 April 1996, from the break up of the county of Humberside. Humberside existed from 1974-1996.
All resources are held in the local studies collection of the Reference Library in Scunthorpe Central Library