Kirmond le Mire



  • The parish was in the Market Rasen sub-district of the Caistor Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2115
1861 R.G. 9 / 2396
1871 R.G. 10 / 3425
1891 R.G. 12 / 2624

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Martin.
  • The church was renovated in 1899. It is a fairly modern building of stone.
  • The church is small and seats only 70.
  • A photograph of the Anglican parish church is at the Wendy PARKINSON English Church Photographs site.
  • Here is a photo of St. Martin's Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):



Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1751 for baptisms and burials and 1756 for marriages.
  • About 60 burials for the parish are listed in the National Burial Index covering 1799-1955.
  • We have just the beginning of a Parish Register Extract in a pop-up text file. Your additions could make this much more useful to others.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Westwold Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

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

Description & Travel

Kirmond le Mire is a parish and a small village 6 miles east of Market Rasen, 12 miles north-west of Louth and about 13 miles south of Grimsby. The parish is in the Wold Hills. The parish covers over 1,000 acres and includes Bully Hill, one of the tallest heights in the Wolds. Binbrook parish lies to the east and Tealby parish to the west.

If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the B1203 south out of Grimsby and head for Tealby.
  • Visit our touring page for visitor services.
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Historical Geography

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



  • The Manor House was occupied by Carles Rowell FIELDSEND in 1871.


  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF188927 (Lat/Lon: 53.417513, -0.213804), Kirmond le Mire which are provided by:


Politics & Government

  • 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 Wraggoe Wapentake in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Kelly's 1913 Directory of Lincolnshire places the parish, perhaps incorrectly, in the East Lindsey district of the county.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Bastardy cases would be heard on the 1st Thursday each month at the Wragby petty session hearings.
  • The Common Lands were enclosed here in 1839.
  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, this parish became part of the Caistor Poor Law Union.


Year Inhabitants
1801 69
1831 74
1841 69
1871 96
1891 97
1911 100


  • A Parochial School was built here in 1871 to hold 30 children.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.