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East Stockwith

"STOCKWITH (EAST), a hamlet in the parish of GAINSBOROUGH, wapentake of CORRINGHAM, parts of LINDSEY, county of LINCOLN, 3 miles (N.N.W.) from Gainsborough, containing 224 inhabitants. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists."
[Samuel Lewis, "A Topographical Dictionary of England", 1831]

Note: East Stockwith is not an ancient parish of Lincolnshire. It was formed in 1846.

Description and Travel

East Stockwith is an ecclesiastical parish and a village about 150 miles north of London, 4 miles northwest of Gainsborough and 2 miles east of Misterton in Nottingham county, on the eastern bank of the River Trent. Across the river is the hamlet of West Stockwith and the basin of the Chesterfield Canal (where the River Idle joins the River Trent). The parish includes the township of Walkerwith about one mile south, and covered about 780 acres in 1913. Until 1846, the parish was part of Gainsborough parish.

The township of East Stockwith covers about 420 acres. The township of Walkerwith covers about 275 acres. If you are planning a visit:

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2407
1871 R.G. 10 / 3446
1891 R.G. 12 / 2635
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Church History

St. Peter 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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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 161
1831 269
1881 408
1891 497
1911 455
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Schools

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