Place:Lincoln St. Swithin, Lincolnshire, England

NameLincoln St. Swithin
TypeCivil parish
Located inLincolnshire, England     ( - 1907)
See alsoLincoln Registration District, Lincolnshire, England1837-1907

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

The church was destroyed by fire in 1644 and not rebuilt until 1801. Taken down again in 1884. Replaced and re-dedicated in 1888

Street address for the churchnear Sheep Market
Registers began1685 (a fire destroyed previous records)
Merged with no
Closed still in use
Cemetery separate burial ground (i.e., not at Canwick Road Cemetery)
Article in Wikipedia's_Church,_Lincoln
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.