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  • The parish was in the North-East sub-district of the Lincoln Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 630
1861 R.G. 9 / 2363
1871 R.G. 10 / 3375
1891 R.G. 12 / 2596


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cammeringham area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • There was once a Praemonstratensian Priory in the parish, founded in 1155 in the reign of Henry II.
  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Michael.
  • The church is considerably reduced in size from its former glory.
  • The church seats only 90.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of St. Michael's Church on Geo-graph, taken in October 2005.
  • Here is a photo of the church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

Cammeringhham St. Michael parish church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1775.
  • The LFHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Lawres Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the North-East sub-district of the Lincoln Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

Cammeringham is both a village and a parish 7 miles north of the city of Lincoln. Brattleby parish lies to the south and Ingham parish to the north. The parish covers just over 1,800 acres.

Cammeringham village is small. If you are planning a visit:

  • Take the B1398 north out of Lincoln. The village is about six miles outside of Lincoln.
  • See our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Cammeringham which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cammeringham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK940820 (Lat/Lon: 53.326566, -0.590091), Cammeringham which are provided by:

Military History

  • The RAF considered building an airfield here in the 1930s, but it was passed over for more favorable grounds. WIth the growth of Bomber Command the idea for an airfield was resurrected in 1940. The gradients in the area made a bomber airfield unsuitable. In May of 1942, the Wellingtons of No. 199 Squadron arrived. The field is now known as RAF Ingham. The field was sandwiched between the A15 and the B1398 and close to Ingham village. In January, 1945, the airfield was placed in reserve.

Politics and Government

  • This place wan an ancient parish in Lincoln county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the West division of the ancient Aslacoe Wapentake in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • You may contact the Cammeringham Parish Council regarding civic or political issues, but they are NOT funded to assist you with family history research.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Lincoln (Bail and Close) petty session hearings on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month.
  • As a result of the Poor Law Amendment Act reforms of 1834, the parish became part of the Lincoln Poor Law Union.


Year  Inhabitants
1801 111
1831 134
1841 139
1851 141
1871 139
1881 156
1891 125
1901 138
1911 125


  • A school room was erected here before 1872 and was enlarged in 1882.
  • Early in the 20th century, the children of this parish started attending a school in Ingham.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.