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Dowsby

Description and Travel

Dowsby is both a town and a parish six miles north of Bourne near the Carr Dyke. Rippingale parish lies to the south. The South Forty Foot Drain completes the eastern border. East Graby is a hamlet in this parish, near the Aslackby parish border. The parish covers about 1,820 acres.

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2095
1861 R.G. 9 / 2316
1871 R.G. 10 / 3312
1891 R.G. 12 / 2556
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Church History

St. Andrew's Church

St. Andrew's Church 2

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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History

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

The Commonwealth War Grave in St. Andrew's churchyard is for:

  1. Alexander Arthur JOLLY, srgt., RAF Vol. Rsv., age 22, 12 Aug 1944. Son of Alexander and Clarice JOLLY of Culverthorpe.

For a list of the names of the men who died in World War I, see the Jamie and Sue 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 136
1831 230
1841 232
1871 195
1881 186
1891 171
1901 195
1911 205
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Schools

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