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Foston

Note: There is a Foston in the East Riding of Yorkshire which is sometimes confused with this parish.

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 617
1861 R.G. 9 / 2481
1891 R.G. 12 / 2715
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Church History

St. Peter's church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Foston is both a town and a parish nearly 6 miles north-west of Grantham, lying just south of the River Witham. Long Bennington parish lies to the west, Westborough parish to the north, and Marston parish lies to the east. The parish covers about 2,100 acres. The Foston Beck (stream) completes the eastern border.

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History

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Military Records

The Foston War Memorial is a marble plaque in the church. To see it and a list of the names on it, see the Roll of Honour site.

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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 243
1811 384
1831 393
1841 497
1851 519
1871 441
1881 357
1891 342
1901 297
1911 248
1931 304
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Schools

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