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Branston

Description and Travel

Branston is a village and parish 4 miles southeast of Lincoln in Lincolnshire, just south of Heighington. Potterhanworth parish is to the south. A small stream, called simply the "Beck," flows through the parish down to the River Witham at the east end of the parish. The parish covers almost 5,400 acres and includes the hamlet of Booths.

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1871 R.G. 10 / 3366
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Church History

Branston 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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Military Records

Nikki Pike provides: "Roll of Honour, published 27th September 1946"

Men
Surname  Given names Notes
ALLISON C.A.
ALLISON D.G.
ALLISON L.
BAKER S.G.
BEDFORD T.R.
BEECRAFT G.E.
BELL C.W.
BELLAMY R.R.
BILLINGS F.L.
BLISSETT H.H.
BOLLINS F.O.
BROUGHTON R.
BRUMMITT E.
BRUMMITT F.W.
BRUMMITT R.
CARROLL E.W.
CHAMBERLAIN A.
CLARKE R.W.
CLARRICOATES S.F.
CLAY J.
COLLEY M.L.
COTTINGHAM L.
COULSON D.W.
COUPLAND F.
CUMISKY E.
CURTIS F.
DEAN P.W.
EAST E.
EAST L.R.
ESPIN C.W.
ESPIN R.
FOOTIT L.
FORMAN F.
FORMAN W.
FRITH V.A.
FULLARD F.G.
GRANTHAM C.R.W.
GRAVES C.R.
GRAVES R.W.
HACKNEY L.
HALLAM A.
HALLAM T.
HARRISON H.
HOWARTH F.V.
HUNT F.
INGALL A.W.
JOHNSON R.S.
JONES A.E.
JONES B.H.
KETTLEBOROUGH C.
KETTLEBOROUGH J.L. (Nikki's grandfather, John Leslie)
KETTLEBOROUGH R.A.
KING A.E.
KINSWOOD E.
LEIGH J.
LEWIS D.A.
MARTIN E.
MARTIN J.R.
McCONVILLE J.
NEALE R.M.
ORMONDE P.
PEACH R.
PEARSON C.W.G.
PEARSON D.F.
PEARSON E.
PEARSON E.F.
PEDGE G.
PINDER S.
POUCHER N.
PRICE H.
READ H.
SCARBOROUGH H.
SEARCY G.C.
SMITH C.W.
SMITH S.J.
SOUTH L.
SOUTH N.P.A.
SPEED C.
START J.R.
START T.
START W.A.
STILES H.B.
WARK A.
WATERFIELD J.S.
WEBB H.E.
WESTWOOD J.
WILLIAMS T.W.
WRIGHT A.
YOUNG E.
Women
Surname  Given names Notes
BURLER K.
CHAMBERLAIN G.L.
CLARK E.M.
COTTINGHAM E.M.
CREASEY J.M.
CREASEY K.M.
DEEAN E.
DOVE F.
FORD G.
HARRISON H.
PEARSON A.R.
PLUMTREE M.
READ A.
REAST M.
SCARBOROUGH J.
SCOTT A.
SIEGA A.E.
TAYLOR C.J.
TAYLOR J.
VICKERS K.
WILD M.
WILSON J.
Killed in Action WWII

PLUMTREE, Bernard Simpson
Died 6th June 1944 Gold Beach D-Day landings
Died in the arms of his best friend (John Leslie KETTLEBOROUGH)

Surname  Given names Notes
COOPER W.G.
HORNER H.
SHACKLEY F.

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

War memorial

Memorial side 1  Memorial sdie 2

Memorial side 3  Memorial side 4

Memorial side 5  Memorial side 6

There is also a Branston Booths Roll of Honour. See it at the Roll of Honour site.

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 446
1831 859
1841 1,122
1851 1,325
1871 1,337
1881 1,431
1891 1,221
1901 1,216
1911 1,324
1921 1,275
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