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Bracebridge

Description and Travel

This village and parish lie just south of Lincoln in Lincolnshire, across the River Witham. Waddington parish is to the south. The parish only covers about 395 acres, far smaller than in earlier times. In 1881, the parish covered about 1,500 acres.

The village of Bracebridge Heath is the largest village in the parish, lying about a half mile from the River Witham. If you are planning a visit:

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2357 & 2358
1871 R.G. 10 / 3369
1891 R.G. 12 / 2589
1901 R.G. 13 / 3059
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Church History

All Saints Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Manors

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Maps

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Medical Records

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Military History

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Military Records

John Emerson, who retains the copyright, provides these photographs of the war memorial at Bracebridge:

War memorial

plaque 1

plaque 2

plaque 3

plaque 4

plaque 5

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

Population figures for this parish often include the large county asylum's inmates and staff as well.

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 145
1821 155
1831 158
1851 340
1871 1,203
1881 2,120
1911 1,523
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Postal and Shipping Guides

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Schools

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