St. John's chapel of ease was erected in Weston Hills in 1888. Check St. Mary's register for baptisms, marriages and burials.
The LFHS has published several marriage and burial indexes for the West Elloe Deanery to make your search easier.
The Wesleyan (Free) Methodists had a chapel in the village and another at Weston Hills prior to 1842. The Primitive Methodists had a chapel in Weston Hills by 1881. For information and assistance in researching these chapels, see our non-conformist religions page.
Weston (sometimes called Weston St. Mary) is both a village and parish about 100 miles north of London. The parish is a long, narrow affair, running north to south, and incorporates the new hamlet of Weston Hills. The town of Spalding is neighbor to the west and Crowland parish to the south. The River Welland runs along the northeastern boundary. The parish covers about 5,390 acres. The area is flat fenland, drained by many small canals.
Weston village is on the old Holbeach Road (now the A151) between Spalding and Holbeach, about three miles east of Spalding. The hamlet of West Hills, or Weston Hills as it is now known, is to the south. If you are planning a visit:
The name Weston is from the Old English West+tun, or "West Village". In the 1086 Domesday Book, the village is given as Westune. ["A Dictionary of English Place-Names," A. D. Mills, Oxford University Press, 1991]
This place was an ancient parish in Lincoln county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
The parish was in the ancient Elloe Wapentake in the South Holland district and parts of Holland in the 19th century.
You can contact the local Parish Council about civic or political issues, but they are NOT staffed to answer family history questions. At last check (2015), a link on this page did not list the councillors.