The LFHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Westwold Deanery to make your search easier.
The HENEAGE family who held this parish embraced the Catholic faith. A Catholic chapel was erected in the parish in 1836 and dedicated to Saint Francis of Sales. For more on researching this chapell, see our Non-Conformist Church Records page.
Hainton is both a village and a parish. It lies 10 miles west of Louth on the road to Wragby. South Willingham parish lies to the south and Sixhills parish to the north. The parish covers about 2,300 acres.
If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, take the A157 west out of Louth. You'll pass through Burgh on Bain and the next village should be Hainton. Alternatively, you could take the A158 trunk road northwest out of Horncastle, turn west at Benniworth and proceed to Hainton.
There are photographs from inside the church at the FLICR website.
Pat COOK provides letters written by Joe SMITH, born in Hainton in 1896, starting from just before the Great War until his death in 1916. These are letters to his devoted mother, telling of his enlistment and life in the Royal Navy, his training, uniform, girl friends, sleeping in a hammock, and stories of life on the ship. Please enjoy Joe's letters home.