Welcome to this website which will give you access to details of those interred in the burial grounds of the Village of Ruskington, Lincolnshire.
There has been a settlement here since Roman times and a Roman road can still be traced close to the village, and the village is mentioned in the Domesday Book. (See: “A Little Background” page.)
Currently, burials can be located in three distinct places in the village:
(a) the Churchyard of All Saints’ Parish Church, Ruskington, Lincolnshire, which was closed to further village burials in April 1883;
(b) the village Communal Cemetery, Sleaford Road, Ruskington, which became the village burial site in May 1883, following the closure of the Churchyard, and
(c) the ancient Saxon Burial Ground, off Lincoln Road, Ruskington.
Whilst the purpose of any website is to provide interesting information, which is mainly the case with the Saxon Burial site, the main purpose of most of this site is for family historians to locate accurately the burial places of their relatives and ancestors who have passed on in the area around the village.
The sections accessed from the Menu above for Ruskington Churchyard and Ruskington Cemetery will, therefore lead you to databases and maps which should enable you to see if any of your relatives have been buried here.
Downloading the Records:
Ruskington Churchyard – all surviving headstones have been surveyed and recorded. You will be able to check either an Alphabetical or Locational list of those identified and follow a Plan to where each Grave is located. In addition, mini-biographies of those identified have been prepared also for download as .pdf files.
Ruskington Cemetery – all Graves and Cremation Plots have been surveyed and a .xls spreadsheet prepared for all Sections of both halves of the site. These spreadsheets can be searched for your relatives. A map/plan of the Cemetery Sections is also available to enable researchers to locate easily where the Grave is located.
Anyone who has any information that might be useful to building the site is welcome to communicate with the site author, via the “Contact” link on the Menu Bar above.