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Welcome to the website of the Lincoln Record Society. The Society was founded in 1910 to print records and documents relating to the ancient county and diocese of Lincoln. The ancient diocese covered not only Lincolnshire, the second largest county of England, but also the wide area which lay within the medieval diocese: the counties of Lincoln, Leicester, Northampton, Rutland, Oxford, Bedford, Buckingham, Huntingdon and northern Hertford. Since 1910 the Society has published ninety nine volumes many of which are still in print.

The Society has individual and institutional members from around the world including many leading university and national libraries. Its aim is to publish one volume each year and it always welcomes ideas for new projects. Early volumes were often published in Latin but today its policy is to publish in English whenever possible, or otherwise to provide an English summary.

Join The Society

Open to all on payment of the annual subscription...

In this site you will find details of:

  • benefits of membership
  • how to join the Society
  • how to order publications which are available to members and non-members
  • how to apply for grants from Society funds
  • forthcoming events and other news
  • how to contact us

There will soon be special pages accessible by members and Council who wish to download meeting papers.

Since its foundation the Society has made an important contribution to scholarship in Lincolnshire. In 2010 it celebrated 100 years of its work, and
always welcomes new members to join it to continue this tradition.

The Society is a registered charity number 513433.

Postal Address: Lincoln Record Society, Lincoln Cathedral Library, Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX

General enquiries email: secretary@lincoln-record-society.org.uk

Text, images and copy; copyright Lincoln Record Society 2017

Lincoln Record Society is a registered charity, number 513433