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Ranby

Description and Travel

Ranby is both a village and parish in the Wolds, bounded on the east by the River Bain. The parish sits about 7 miles north-west of Horncastle and 7.5 miles east from Wragby parish. The parish covers about 1,290 acres.

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2365
1871 R.G. 10 / 3379
1891 R.G. 12 / 2597
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Church History

St German's church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Maps

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Military History

In 1930, Lt. Col. Joseph Ernest MUNBY lived in this parish. He was the author of "A History of the 38th Welsh Division," Publ. by Rees in 1920 and he had been an officer in the King's Own Royal Yorkshire Light Infantry.

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 68
1811 80
1821 121
1831 109
1841 116
1851 115
1871 149
1881 132
1891 140
1911 135
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Schools

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