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Amber Hill

Note: Amber Hill is NOT an ancient parish of Lincolnshire. It was formed in December, 1880.

Description and Travel

Amber Hill has been described as a "gravel field of 30 acres". The parish, after formation, covered just over 5,400 acres. The parish lies 7 miles west-north-west of Boston.

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1871 R.G. 10 / 3346
1891 R.G. 12 / 2576
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Church History

St. John Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Maps

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Military Records

The parish notice board is located at the front of the building and the local war memorial was relocated here when the church closed.

John Emerson provides: "War memorial 1914-1918, inside the church".

Name Unit Died Notes Name Unit Died Notes
George Bush James Pocklington Suffolk Yeomanry
Joseph Carey 8th Lincs Oct 1917 George Robinson 3/4 Lincs
Percy Chapman 8th Lincs Aug 1916 George Smith 8th Lincs Oct 1916
Herbert Clark 3rd Lincs April 1917 Herbert Smith 8th Lincs Dec 1917
Frank Holmes MT Coy April 1917 George Westmoreland 3rd Lincs
David Proctor 8th Leic July 1916 Herbert Williamson 8th Lincs Oct 1917
1939-1945
Norman Hasnip 17/21 Lancers 1947 Thomas Wright Pioneer Corp 1944
William Seymour RAF 37 Sqdn. April 1940
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Names, Geographical

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

     Year  Inhabitants
1871 715
1881 607
1891 562
1901 546
1911 529
1921 502
1931 570
1951 537
1961 430
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Schools

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Last updated on 18-September-2013
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