The parish register for St. Bartholomew dates from 1566.
The parish register for St. Mary dates from 1597.
The Lincolnshire FHS has published several Marriage indexes and a Burial index for the Louthesk Deanery to make your search easier.
The Wesleyan Methodists built a chapel here, as did the Primitive Methodists (1853) and the United Methodists. For information and assistance in researching these chapels, see our non-conformist religions page.
Covenham is a parish about 6 miles north of Louth. In the parish are two villages, now joined; Covenham St. Bartholomew and Covenham St. Mary. Austen Fen is a small low marsh near the Louth Navigation Canal.
If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, take the A16 Trunk Road north out of Louth and turn east (right) just before Utterby and follow that road for about 2 miles.
The Louth Navigation Canal forms the eastern boundary of the parish. Utterby parish forms the western border.