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Butterwick

Note: The are an East Butterwick and a West Butterwick in Lincolnshire, also. The first is a township in Messingham parish, the second is a township in Owston parish, just south of Scunthorpe.

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2333
1871 R.G. 10 / 3336 - 3337
1881 R.G. 11 / 3215
1891 R.G. 12 / 2571
1901 R.G. 13 / 3042
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Church History

Butterwick St. Andrew

Butterwick St. Andrew

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Butterwick is both a village and a parish in Lincolnshire near the seashore, 4 miles east by north of Boston. It covers about 1,500 acres of low, well-drained Fenland.

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Maps

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Military Records

From the War Memorial, by John Emerson (with additional notations):

Erected by the inhabitants of Butterwick to the Glory of God and in the memory of the men from this village who gave their lives in the Great War (1914-1918)

Surname  Given names  Rank  Brig.  Btn. Died  Cemetery Notes
ACKRILL Frederick Pte. 6 Lincs 1 Oct 1916 Helles Mem.
BARNET John William Pte. 2 Lincs 16 Aug 1917 Tyne Cot Mem.
BEEBE Alfred Frederick Pte. a
BOOTHBY Frederick Key Pte. 8 Lincs 26 Aug 1915 Loos Mem.
BURCHNALL Charles Henry Cpl. 4 Lincs 14 Jul 1915 Larch Wood Cem.
EDWARDS John Rowland Pte. 2/5 Lincs 11 Apr 1917 Thiepval Mem. c
GOSLING Arthur A.B. b
GROCOCK Albert Edward Pte. 2/4 East Yorks 15 Dec 1918 Manchester South Cem.
LEGGETT Alfred Henry Pte. 8 Lincs 26 Sep 1915 Loos Mem.
LEGGETT Frederick Walter Pte. 3/4 Lincs 9 Dec 1915 Butterwick Cem.
MARSHALL Percy John Pte. 10 Royal Fusiliers 11 Feb 1919 Charleroi Comm. Cem.
MARTIN John William Pte. b
MARTIN Walter Pte. b
PEARSON Walter Pte. 1 Sherwood Forest 27 Mar 1918 Poziers Mem.
PHILLIPS Richard Upsall Gnr. 315 R F A 11 Jun 1917 Hop Store Cem.
PRESGRAVE Sidney Pte. 1/5 Lincs 26 Jun 1917 Loos British Cem.
PRESGRAVE Walter Pte. 2 Yorks and Lancs 21 Mar 1918 Arras Mem.
TAYLOR Walter Pte. b
WALKLEY Frederick Pte. 3 Lincs 31 Jan 1915 Butterwick Cem.

Notes:

  1. Not found in Commonwealth War Grave Com. database.
  2. Not enough info. to fully research. (Too many matches.)
  3. In CWGC database as "John Roland Edwards".
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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 229
1831 504
1871 619
1881 533
1891 473
1911 523
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Schools

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