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Belton

Note: There is another Belton near Grantham, Lincolnshire. The name also appears in Norfolk, Rutland and Leicestershire.

Description and Travel

Belton is one of the eight original parishes in the Isle of Axholme in the far northwest corner of Lincolnshire. It is just 2 miles north of Epworth and south of the M180 Motorway. The hamlets of Westgate and Sandtoft are within the parish boundary. The area is about 8,500 acres of flat moorland.

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Census

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Church History

Belton All Saints parish church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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History

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

For a photograph of the Belton War Memorial and the list of names on the plaque, see the Roll of Honour site.

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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
1801 1,259
1811 1,285
1821 1,437
1831 1,597
1841 1,707
1851 1,738
1861 1,871
1871 1,941
1881 1,719
1891 1,445
1901 1,523
1911 1,531
1921 1,528
1931 1,564
1941 N/A
1951 1,861
1961 1,613
1971 1,890
1981 2,252
1991 2,549
2001 2,871
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Schools

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