TF3579 : St. Michael's; Burwell, Lincs

taken 12 years ago, near to Burwell, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

St. Michael's; Burwell, Lincs
St. Michael's; Burwell, Lincs
In the Norman era, there was a priory of Benedictine monks here, founded by John de HAY. It was affiliated with the abbey at Bordeaux.

The Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Michael, and is an ancient building of apparent Norman origin. The church was restored in 1911.

Anglican parish registers exist from 1586. As of late 2004, the registers have not been deposited in the Lincs. Archives, nor have they been filmed by the LDS Family History Library. And copies of the Bishop's Transcripts have not been deposited either.

Burwell is a village and a parish in the Wold Hills of Lincolnshire, situated on the Spilsby road 5 miles southeast of Louth, and 3 miles west of Authorpe. The parish covers just over 2,000 acres.
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Sunday, 11 September, 2005   (more nearby)
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Monday, 12 September, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 355 797 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.8161N 0:1.8983E
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