Waddington Genealogical Records

Waddington Birth & Baptism Records

England & Wales Birth Index (1837-2006)

An index to births registered throughout England & Wales. Provides a reference to order copies of birth certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

Waddington Baptism Records (1675-1911)

Baptism registers document the baptism and sometimes birth of people in and around Waddington. They list parent's names - their occupations, residence and sometimes other details.

Waddington Bastardy Records (1746-1832)

Records detailing the birth of illegitimate children from 1746 to 1832.

Lincolnshire Bastardy Cases (1647-1849)

Records detailing the circumstances surrounding the birth of over 2,400 illegitimate children in Lincolnshire.

FreeBMD Births (1837-1957)

An index to births registered at the central authority for England & Wales. The index provides the area where the birth was registered, mother's maiden name from September 1911 and a reference to order a birth certificate.

Waddington Marriage & Divorce Records

England & Wales Marriage Index (1837-2005)

An index to marriages registered throughout England & Wales. This is the only national marriage index that allows you to search by both spouse's names. Provides a reference to order copies of marriage certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

Waddington Marriage Records (1675-1837)

Marriage registers record Anglican marriages in Waddington. They are the primary marriage document before 1837 and contain the same details as marriage certificates from then on.

Lincolshire, Waddington Marriage Records (1563-1837)

A searchable transcript of marriages solemnised at Lincolshire, Waddington between 1563 and 1837.

Waddington Marriage Records (1700-1837)

An index to marriages in Waddington from 1700 to 1837, listing the date of marriage and the names of the bride and groom.

Lincoln Diocese Marriage Bonds & Allegations (1628-1837)

An index to over 40,000 marriage allegations issued by the Diocese of Lincoln, its Dean and Chapters and Prebendal Courts.

Waddington Death & Burial Records

England & Wales Death Index (1837-2006)

An index to deaths registered throughout England & Wales. Provides a reference to order copies of death certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

Waddington Burial Records (1675-1910)

Burial records for people buried at Waddington, detail the deceased's name, residence and age from 1675 to 1910.

St Michael & All Angels, Waddington Burial Records (1813-1900)

Burial records covering those buried at St Michael & All Angels, Waddington_. This resource is an index and may not include all the details that were recorded in the burial registers from which they were extracted.

Lincolnshire Workhouse Deaths (1866-1944)

Transcripts of documents recording nearly 10,000 deaths of inmates in the workhouses at Boston, Bourne, Gainsborough, Holbeach, Lincoln and Louth in Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Cemetery Registers (1854-1999)

Extracted entries for over 60,000 burials that occurred in municipal cemeteries.

Waddington Church Records

Waddington Parish Registers (1675-1911)

The parish registers of Waddington are a collection of books essentially documenting births, marriages and deaths. Their records can assist tracing a family as far back as 1675.

Lincolnshire Parish Apprentice Indentures (1618-1925)

Abstracts of apprenticeship indentures initiated by parishes in Lincolnshire. These records provide details on parents' names and occupations.

Lincolnshire Parish Registers (1538-1911)

The parish registers of Lincolnshire are a collection of books documenting baptisms, marriages and burials from 1039 to 1911.

Lincolnshire Parish Registers (1647-1999)

The primary source of documentation for baptisms, marriages and burials before 1837, though extremely useful to the present. Their records can assist tracing a family as far back as 1647.

Lincolnshire Church Photographs (1960-Present)

Photographs of Anglican and other denominational churches in the county of Lincolnshire.

Waddington Census & Population Lists

England, Wales, IoM & Channel Islands 1911 Census (1911)

The 1911 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1901 British Census (1901)

The 1901 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1891 British Census (1891)

The 1891 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1881 British Census (1881)

The 1881 census provides details on an individual's age, residence and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows for searches on multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

British Phone Books (1880-1984)

Directories containing over 275,000,000 entries. As well as name, address and phone number, occupations are often recorded. A useful census substitute.

Waddington Wills & Probate Records

England & Wales National Probate Calendar (1858-1966)

Searchable index and original images of over 12.5 million probates and administrations granted by civil registries. Entries usually include the testator's name, date of death, date of probate and registry. Names of relations may be given.

Consistory Court of Lincoln Probate Index (1601-1652)

Index of wills proved in the Consistory Court of Lincoln. Provides a reference which can be used to locate records.

Consistory Court of Lincoln Administration Index (1540-1659)

Index of administration proved in the Consistory Court of Lincoln. Provides a reference which can be used to locate records.

Lincoln Diocesan Registry Sundry Wills (1508-1608)

Index of wills proved in the Consistory Court of Lincoln. Provides a reference which can be used to locate records.

Lincoln Diocese Wills (1320-1600)

Abstracts of early wills proved by the Diocese of Lincoln.

Newspapers Covering Waddington

Lincolnshire Echo (1893-1911)

A searchable newspaper providing a rich variety of information about the people and places of the Lincolnshire district. Includes obituaries and family announcements.

Lincolnshire Chronicle (1838-1904)

A regional newspaper including news from the Lincolnshire district, business notices, family announcements, legal & governmental proceedings, advertisements and more.

Lincoln Gazetteer (1784-1785)

A very rare early newspaper covering the Lincoln area. Original images, searchable by an OCR index.

The Daily Herald (1926)

A London newspaper that later became The Sun.

Pall Mall Gazette (1865-1900)

A gentleman's magazine published in London, but covering news from all England, Wales and further afield.

Waddington Obituaries

iAnnounce Obituaries (2006-Present)

The UKs largest repository of obituaries, containing millions of searchable notices.

United Kingdom and Ireland Obituary Collection (1882-Present)

A growing collection currently containing over 425,000 abstracts of obituaries with reference to the location of the full obituary.

Quakers Annual Monitor (1847-1848)

A collection of 364 obituaries of Quakers from the British Isles. The volume was published in 1849 and includes obituaries of those who died in late 1847 through 1848.

Musgrave's Obituaries (1421-1800)

This transcribed and searchable work by Sir William Musgrave contains 10,000s of brief obituaries. The work is a reference point for other works containing information on an individual.

British Medical Journal (1849-Present)

A text index and digital images of all editions of a journal containing medical articles and obituaries of medical practitioners.

Waddington Cemeteries

Lincolnshire Cemetery Registers (1854-1999)

Extracted entries for over 60,000 burials that occurred in municipal cemeteries.

Lincolnshire Monumental Inscriptions (1600-1995)

An index to vital details engraved on over 30,000 gravestones and other monuments across the county of Lincoln.

Lincolnshire Church Monuments (1300-1900)

Photographs and descriptions of Lincolnshire's most illustrious church monuments, often featuring effigies, medieval inscriptions and heraldic devices.

Deceased Online (1629-Present)

Images of millions of pages from cemetery and crematoria registers, photographs of memorials, cemetery plans and more. Records can be search by a name index.

Billion Graves (1200-Present)

Photographs and transcriptions of millions of gravestones from cemeteries around the world.

Waddington Directories & Gazetteers

Directory of City of Lincoln (1919)

Directory of the City of Lincoln, with the villages within a radius of ten miles, containing street and alphabetical and classified trades' lists.

Directory of City of Lincoln (1913)

Directory of the City of Lincoln, with the villages within a radius of ten miles, containing street and alphabetical and classified trades' lists.

Directory of City of Lincoln (1901)

Directory of the City of Lincoln, with the villages within a radius of ten miles, containing street and alphabetical and classified trades' lists.

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire (1930)

A directory of settlements in Lincolnshire detailing their history, agriculture, topography, economy and leading commercial, professional and private residents.

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire (1930)

A comprehensive place-by-place gazetteer, listing key contemporary and historical facts. Each place has a list of residents and businesses. Contains details on local schools, churches, government and other institutions.

Lincolnshire Settlement Certificates (1675-1860)

Transcriptions of 8,600 certificates that allowed people to return to a parish if a parish they moved to ejected them. Useful for tracing the migration of poorer citizens.

Lincolnshire Final Concords (1244-1272)

Abstracts of records that detail land conveyances.

Lincolnshire Settlement Examinations (1721-1865)

Over 5,000 documents in which an individual was examined to establish which parish they could be returned to if they became a burden.

Act Books of the Archbishops of Canterbury (1663-1859)

An index to names and places mentioned in act books of the Province of Canterbury. It records various licences and conferments, such as marriage and physician licences.

Home Office Prison Calendars (1868-1929)

Records of over 300,000 prisoners held by quarter sessions in England & Wales. Records may contain age, occupation, criminal history, offence and trial proceedings.

Waddington Taxation Records

Land Tax Redemption (1798-1811)

This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. Records include the name of the landowner, occupier, amount assessed and sometimes the name and/or description of the property. It is a useful starting point for locating relevant estate records and establishing the succession of tenancies and freehold. Most records cover 1798, but some extend up to 1811.

Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures (1710-1811)

An index linked to original images of registers recording apprenticeship indentures. Details are given on the trade and nature of apprenticeship. Many records list the parents of the apprentice.

Red Book of the Exchequer (1066-1230)

A compilation of records from the Court of the Exchequer primarily dealing with taxes and land. These records are in Latin.

Index to Death Duty Registers (1796-1903)

An index to wills and administrations that incurred a death duty tax. The index can be used to order documents that give a brief abstract of the will and details on the duty. It can be used as a make-shift probate index.

Index to the Royalist Composition Papers (A-F) (1646-1656)

Index to personal names listed in the Royalist Composition Papers that dealt with the estates of royalists.

Waddington Land & Property Records

Lincolnshire Final Concords (1244-1272)

Abstracts of records that detail land conveyances.

Lincolnshire Domesday Records (1086)

An English translation of Lincolnshire doomsday records. This transcripts details the county's landowners in 1086.

Land Tax Redemption (1798-1811)

This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. Records include the name of the landowner, occupier, amount assessed and sometimes the name and/or description of the property. It is a useful starting point for locating relevant estate records and establishing the succession of tenancies and freehold. Most records cover 1798, but some extend up to 1811.

UK Poll Books and Electoral Rolls (1538-1893)

Poll books record the names of voters and the direction of their vote. Until 1872 only landholders could vote, so not everyone will be listed. Useful for discerning an ancestor's political leanings and landholdings. The collection is supplemented with other records relating to the vote.

Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem (1236-1291)

Abstracts of records detailing the estates and families of deceased tenants from the reigns of Henry III and Edward I.

Waddington Occupation & Business Records

Lincolnshire Parish Apprentice Indentures (1618-1925)

Abstracts of apprenticeship indentures initiated by parishes in Lincolnshire. These records provide details on parents' names and occupations.

Smuggling on the East Coast (1600-1892)

An introduction to smuggling on the east coast of England, with details of the act in various regions.

Midlands Mines Index (1896)

Profiles of coal and metal mines in the Midlands region of England.

Lost Pubs of Lincolnshire (1750-Present)

Short histories of former public houses, with photographs and lists of owners or operators.

Teacher's Registration Council Registers (1870-1948)

A name index linked to original images of registers recording the education and careers of teachers in England & Wales.

Waddington School & Education Records

Teacher's Registration Council Registers (1870-1948)

A name index linked to original images of registers recording the education and careers of teachers in England & Wales.

Oxford University Alumni (1500-1886)

A name index linked to original images of short biographies for over 120,000 Oxford University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge University Alumni (1261-1900)

A transcript of a vast scholarly work briefly chronicling the heritage, education and careers of over 150,000 Cambridge University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge Alumni Database (1198-1910)

A searchable database containing over 90,000 note-form biographies for students of Cambridge University.

Dissenting Academy Database (1660-1860)

Histories of schools operated by non-conformist clergy.

Pedigrees & Family Trees Covering Waddington

Victoria County History: Lincolnshire (1086-1900)

A detailed history of the county's hundreds, parishes and religious houses.

British & Irish Royal & Noble Genealogies (491-1603)

Extensive and impeccably sourced genealogies for British, Irish & Manx royalty and nobility. Scroll down to 'British Isles' for relevant sections.

FamilySearch Community Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A searchable database of linked genealogies compiled from thousands of reputable and not-so-reputable sources. Contains many details on European gentry & nobility, but covers many countries outside Europe and people from all walks of life.

Visitation of England and Wales (1700-1899)

Over 600 pedigrees for English and Welsh families who had a right to bear a coat of arms.

Ancestry Member Family Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A compilation of lineage-linked family trees submitted by Ancestry users. The database contains over 2 billion individuals and is searchable by numerous metrics.

Waddington Royalty, Nobility & Heraldry Records

Victoria County History: Lincolnshire (1086-1900)

A detailed history of the county's hundreds, parishes and religious houses.

Lincolnshire Church Monuments (1300-1900)

Photographs and descriptions of Lincolnshire's most illustrious church monuments, often featuring effigies, medieval inscriptions and heraldic devices.

British & Irish Royal & Noble Genealogies (491-1603)

Extensive and impeccably sourced genealogies for British, Irish & Manx royalty and nobility. Scroll down to 'British Isles' for relevant sections.

FamilySearch Community Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A searchable database of linked genealogies compiled from thousands of reputable and not-so-reputable sources. Contains many details on European gentry & nobility, but covers many countries outside Europe and people from all walks of life.

Visitation of England and Wales (1700-1899)

Over 600 pedigrees for English and Welsh families who had a right to bear a coat of arms.

Waddington Military Records

Prisoners of War of British Army (1939-1945)

A searchable list of over 100,000 British Army POWs. Records contains details on the captured, their military career and where they were held prisoner.

British Prisoners of World War II (1939-1945)

Details on around 165,000 men serving in the British Army, Navy and Air Force who were held as prisoners during WWII.

British Army WWI Medal Rolls (1914-1920)

Index and original images of over 5 million medal index cards for British soldiers It can be searched by individual's name, Coprs, Unit and Regiment. Due to the loss of many WWI service records, this is the most complete source for British WWI soldiers

British Army WWI Service Records (1914-1920)

This rich collection contains contains records for 1.9 million non-commissioned officers and other ranks who fought in WWI. Due to bomb damage in WWI, around 60% of service records were lost. Documents cover: enlistment, medical status, injuries, conduct, awards and discharge. A great deal of genealogical and biographical documentation can be found in these documents, including details on entire families, physical descriptions and place of birth.

Silver War Badges (1914-1920)

An index to nearly 900,000 military personnel who were awarded the Silver War Badge for sustaining injures. Records include rank, regimental number, unit, dates of enlistment and discharge, and reason for discharge.

Waddington Immigration & Travel Records

Lincolnshire Settlement Certificates (1675-1860)

Transcriptions of 8,600 certificates that allowed people to return to a parish if a parish they moved to ejected them. Useful for tracing the migration of poorer citizens.

Lincolnshire Settlement Examinations (1721-1865)

Over 5,000 documents in which an individual was examined to establish which parish they could be returned to if they became a burden.

Passenger Lists Leaving UK (1890-1960)

A name index connected to original images of passenger lists recording people travelling from Britain to destinations outside Europe. Records may detail a passenger's age or date of birth, residence, occupation, destination and more.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists (1878-1960)

A full index of passenger lists for vessels arriving in the UK linked to original images. Does not include lists from vessels sailing from European ports. Early entries can be brief, but later entries may include dates of births, occupations, home addresses and more. Useful for documenting immigration.

Alien Arrivals in England (1810-1869)

Details on over 600,000 non-British citizens arriving in England. Often includes age and professions. Useful for discerning the origin of immigrants.

Waddington Histories & Books

Lincolnshire Domesday Records (1086)

An English translation of Lincolnshire doomsday records. This transcripts details the county's landowners in 1086.

Victoria County History: Lincolnshire (1086-1900)

A detailed history of the county's hundreds, parishes and religious houses.

Lincolnshire Church Photographs (1890-Present)

Photographs and images of churches in Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Church Photographs (1960-Present)

Photographs of Anglican and other denominational churches in the county of Lincolnshire.

St George's Police Orphanage (1898-1956)

A website with extensive historical articles on an orphanage that took in children from police officers in the northern counties. Contains a list of children admitted.

Biographical Directories Covering Waddington

Oxford University Alumni (1500-1886)

A name index linked to original images of short biographies for over 120,000 Oxford University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge University Alumni (1261-1900)

A transcript of a vast scholarly work briefly chronicling the heritage, education and careers of over 150,000 Cambridge University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Crockford's Clerical Directories (1868-1914)

Brief biographies of Anglican clergy in the UK.

The Concise Dictionary of National Biography (1654-1930)

A directory containing lengthy biographies of noted British figures. The work took over two decades to compile. Biographies can be searched by name and are linked to images of the original publication.

Church of England Clergy Database (1500-1835)

A database of CoE clergy, giving details of their education of service. Contains references to source documents. Also contains profiles of various church institutions.

Waddington Maps

Maps of Lincolnshire (1617-1922)

Digital images of maps covering the county.

Ordnance Survey 1:10 Maps (1840-1890)

Maps showing settlements, features and some buildings in mainland Britain.

A Vision of Britain (1190-Present)

A sprawling website setting out and describing the historical divisions of Britain. Also contains countless maps of various sorts. Covers the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man & has fleeting details of other localities.

Speed's Maps of Britain (1612)

County and national maps covering the British Isles, extracted from John Speed's landmark work, Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain.

Maps of England (1360-1922)

Digital images of maps covering the country.

Waddington Reference Works

England Research Guide (1538-Present)

A beginner’s guide to researching ancestry in England.

Parish Register Abstract (1538-1812)

Compiled in 1831, this book details the coverage and condition of parish registers in England & Wales.

Building History Research Guide (1066-Present)

A comprehensive guide to researching the history of buildings in the British Isles.

Surname Origins (1790-1911)

A service that provides advanced and custom surname maps for the British Isles and the US.

British Family Mottoes (1189-Present)

A dictionary of around 9,000 mottoes for British families who had right to bear arms.

Waddington Information

Ecclesiastical Juristiction:

  • Canterbury province
    • Lincoln diocese
      • Lincoln archdeaconry
        • Longoboby deanery

    Historical Description

    WADDINGTON is an extensive village and parish, bounded on the west by the river Witham, and with a station 1 mile west from the village on the Grantham and Lincoln branch of the Great Northern railway, and is 4 miles south from Lincoln, in the North Kesteven division of the county, county of the city of Lincoln, parts of Kesteven, hundred of Boothby Graffoe, petty sessional division of Lincoln South, union and county court district of Lincoln, rural deanery of Longoboby and archdeaconry and diocese of Lincoln. The church of St. Michael is a building of stone in the Transitional and Early English styles, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles and an embattled western tower with pinnacles containing 5 bells: the interior was much disfigured by the rebuilding of the tower within the church, about 1779: by this proceeding, the nave, originally of three bays, was reduced to two, the greater part of the westernmost pier, with its capitals, being inclosed in the rubble walls of the new tower; the church was repaired internally in 1867 at a cost of £500, and affords 250 sittings. The register dates from the year 1675. The living is a rectory, gross yearly value £435, net £396, including 434 acres of glebe, with residence, rebuilt in 1857, in the gift of Lincoln College, Oxford, and held since 1852 by the Ven. George Gresley Perry MA and late fellow of that college, archdeacon of Stow and rural dean of Longoboby. Here are Wesleyan and Free Methodist chapels. Swift's charity of £6 yearly, left by Mr. Swift, of Waddington, is for apprenticing boys of poor parents, and for a dole of bread. The Earl of Ancaster P.C. is lord of the manor. The principal landowners are the Rev. Oldfeld Kelsall Prescott MA. of Bournemouth, Robert Swann, jun. esq. of Lincoln, and Mrs. Cappe, of Waddington. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats and turnips. The area is 3,228 acres; rateable value, £5,186; the population in 1891 was 695.

    National (boys), erected in 1854, for 60 children; average attendance, 42.

    National (girls), for 60 children; average attendance, 46.

    Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire (1896)

    Surnames Found in Waddington

    RankSurnameNo. of People% of Population
    1Thacker485.62
    2Onyon313.63
    3Staples263.04
    4Briggs242.81
    5Kelsey232.69
    6Jackson232.69
    7Barlow222.58
    8Moore212.46
    9Taylor171.99
    10Smith171.99
    11Harrison171.99
    12Priestley151.76
    13Gibson111.29
    14Lawson111.29
    15Wrench111.29
    16Harrod101.17
    17Johnson101.17
    18Woodruff101.17
    19Burrows91.05
    20Haywood91.05
    21Slater80.94
    22Houghton80.94
    23Frith80.94
    24Gillyatt80.94
    25Lilley70.82
    26Healy70.82
    27Gilbert70.82
    28Carter70.82
    29Whitton70.82
    30Dobson70.82
    31Woolsey70.82
    32Andrew70.82
    33Black70.82
    34Preston60.70
    35Squires60.70
    36Coping60.70
    37Wright60.70
    38Brumby60.70
    39Goulding60.70
    40Allwood60.70
    41Lill60.70
    42Hall60.70
    43Mellors60.70
    44West60.70
    45Perry60.70
    46Saunders60.70
    47Mettam60.70
    48Sharp60.70
    49Hodson60.70
    50Dodd50.59
    51Chevin50.59
    52Slack50.59
    53Coop50.59
    54Bartholomew50.59
    55Howden50.59
    56Walker50.59
    57Ashton50.59
    58Simpson40.47
    59Donson40.47
    60Houlden40.47
    61Codling40.47
    62Dixon40.47
    63Williams40.47
    64Proctor40.47
    65Speed40.47
    66Mundy40.47
    67Elvidge40.47
    68Woodhall40.47
    69Emmingham40.47
    70Walter40.47
    71Bell40.47
    72Roberts30.35
    73Sawyer30.35
    74Brown30.35
    75Bugg30.35
    76Morris30.35
    77Wilson30.35
    78Piggott30.35
    79Trigg30.35
    80Lyon30.35
    81Brook30.35
    82Barks30.35
    83Liley30.35
    84Challans30.35
    85Barnett30.35
    86Toynbee30.35
    87Thorold30.35
    88Gresham30.35
    89Harvey30.35
    90Bird30.35
    91Cartwright30.35
    92Flatters30.35
    93Parker30.35
    94Homes30.35
    95Colson30.35
    96Worsdall30.35
    97Houlton30.35
    98Storr20.23
    99Rawden20.23
    100Catton20.23

    * Statistics based on the 1881 census