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Belchford

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2369
1871 R.G. 10 / 3383
1881 R.G. 11 / 3250
1891 R.G. 12 / 2599
1901 R.G. 13 / 3070
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Belchford is both a village and a parish in the Wolds, nine miles south of Louth and five miles north-east of Horncastle. Scamblesby parish lies to the north and Fulletby parish to the south. The parish covers about 2,600 acres.

Belchford village is in a shallow valley. The River Waring rises in the parish and passes through the village on its way to join the River Bain. If you are planning a visit:

Belchford sign

Belchford sign Belchford sign

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History

Year  Person
1842 James DAUBNEY, vict.
1868 William WINGATE
1872 William WINGATE, victualler
1882 John Henry HOPKINS, vict.
1900 Mrs. Betsy HOPKINS
1913 Isaac PLANT
1919 Isaac PLANT
1930 Frederick BONNER

Betsy HOPKINS, above (in 1900), was born in Horncastle, LIN, circa 1841.

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Maps

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Military History

There is a photograph of the World War II Memorial in the church on Flickr.

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Military Records

Eric Walker provides this list of names from the WWI war memorial. [2000]

Belchford War Memorial

Belchford SS Peter & Paul 13-Jun-1918 DIXON Charles Henry 6 Yorkshire
Azmak Cem.. Suvla 05-Dec-1915 KENT Edmund 6 Lincs
SHARP W. W.
Kemmel Chateau 27-Apr-1915 SHARPE J. Henry 6 5 Foresters

We do not have enough details to identify W. W. Sharp clearly.

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 275
1811 416
1821 490
1831 517
1841 554
1851 673
1871 571
1881 488
1891 403
1901 362
1911 323
1921 303
1991 275
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Schools

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