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Owston

Cemeteries

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2405
1871 R.G. 10 / 3439
1891 R.G. 12 / 2631
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Church History

St. Martin's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Owston is a parish, a township and a large village on the west bank of the Trent River about 8 miles north of Gainsborough. The parish covers some 5,350 acres.

Owston is one of the eight original parishes in the Isle of Axholme in the far northwest corner of Lincolnshire. See the histories and descriptions provided by the Isle of Axholme FHS. Owston is a village, a township and a parish on the west bank of the River Trent and 9 miles north of Gainsborough. Haxey parish is to the west and West Butterwick parish to the north. The parish includes the village of Owston Ferry and the hamlet of Gunthorpe and the township of West Butterwick-with-Kelfied.

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History

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

For a photograph of the Owston Ferry War Memorial and the list of names on it, see the Roll of Honour 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 917
1831 1,409
1851 2,613
1861 2,520
1871 1,527
1881 1,322
1891 1,294
1901 1,204
1911 1,159
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Schools

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Societies

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