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Laughton (Laughton by Blyton)

Note: There is another Laughton parish in Lincolnshire by Folkingham.

Description and Travel

Laughton is a village, a township and a parish almost due north of Gainsborough. It lies 165 miles north of London. The parish of Scotton lies to the north, with Blyton parish to the south. The parish covers almost 4,600 acres.

The village lies west of the the A159 trunk road as it passes between Scunthorpe and Gainsborough. Wildsworth is a hamlet (and township) in Laughton parish. If you are planning a visit:

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 639
1851 H.O. 107 / 2119
1861 R.G. 9 / 2406
1871 R.G. 10 / 3441 & 3442
1881 R.G. 11 / 3293 & 3298
1891 R.G. 12 / 2632
1901 R.G. 13 / 3109
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Church History

All Saints Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Maps

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Military History

The parish only recently celbrated its Military History with a War Memorial to airmen who had died in crashes in the parish.

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 346
1831 441
1851 508
1861 515
1871 336
1881 295
1891 300
1911 254
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Schools

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