Place:Lincoln St. Peter at Gowts, Lincolnshire, England

NameLincoln St. Peter at Gowts
TypeCivil parish
Located inLincolnshire, England     ( - 1907)
See alsoLincoln Registration District, Lincolnshire, England1837-1907
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Englandcity to which civil registration was transferred

The civil parish of the church of St. Peter at Gowts was abolished 1 April 1907 to become a part of the parish of the City of Lincoln.

The name derives from the gowts ("go outs") or watercourses nearby.

Street address for the churchnear Gowt's Bridge in High Street
Registers exist from 1540 (births); 1538 (marriages and burials)
Merged with The Mission Church (1893); St. Andrew's (1968)
Closed still in use
CemeteryCanwick Road Cemetery has served nine parishes since 1856. (Source: GENUKI)
Article in Wikipedia
Article in GENUKI

Research Tips

English Jurisdictions 1851, a website produced by FamilySearch, provides a map of the various civil and ecclesiastical parishes of Lincoln. Simply enter "Lincoln" in the search box on the entry page and expand the area covered by the map by clicking "-" in the bottom right hand corner of the map. Choose "Civil Registration District" or "Hundred" to get a broad picture of the city of Lincoln.