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Boultham, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Boultham, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on the river Witham, 2 miles SSW of Lincoln, the post, money order, and telegraph office. The M.R, runs through the parish. Acreage of the parish, 1330; population, 527. Boultham Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory, with the vicarage of Bracebridge annexed, in the diocese of Lincoln; joint gross yearly income, £370 with residence at Bracebridge. The church, an edifice of stone in the Early English and Perpendicular styles, was restored in 1887. In the churchyard there is a memorial of the men of the 47th regiment who fell in the Crimea, consisting of a block of granite from the fortifications of Sebastopol over 2 tons in weight. Boultham Hall is a large mansion standing in a park of 70 acres.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyLincolnshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBoultham St. Helen 
Poor Law unionLincoln 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Boultham 1562-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Boultham:

1563-1911 1564-19111563-1812

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Boultham from the following:


Online maps of Boultham are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online:

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN6
Post TownLincoln