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Martin (by Horncastle)

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2368
1871 R.G. 10 / 3382
1891 R.G. 12 / 2598
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Church History

St. Michael's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Martin is both a village and a parish, bounded on the west by the River Bain, about 2.5 miles south-west of Horncastle. Woodhall parish lies to the north-west and Kirkstead parish to the south. The parish currently covers 758 acres, but was 844 acres in 1894.

If you are planning a visit:

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

John EMERSON, who retains the copyright, provides these photographs of the war memorial at Martin:

War memorial

John apologizes because these are so difficult to read. He suggests holding a white sheet of paper up to the monument to reflect sunlight at an angle onto the names:

plaque 1  plaque 2

plaque 3  plaque 4

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Military Records

John provides these names:

There is one Commonwealth War Grave from World War II in St. Michael's churchyard:

  1. James McKENZIE, driver, 1st Div. Royal Army Service Corps, age 25, died 14 Oct. 1941. Husband of Edith Joan.

For a list of names on the Memorial, see the Roll of Honour site.

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 41
1811 33
1821 55
1831 60
1841 58
1851 74
1871 82
1881 70
1891 117
1901 52
1911 55
1921 45
1931 41
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Schools

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