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Ropsley

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107/621
1861 R.G. 9 / 2347
1871 R.G. 10 / 3354
1911 R.G. 14 / 19676
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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

This large parish and village are about 6 miles east from Grantham. Somerby parish lies to the west. Little Humby is a hamlet in this parish. The parish covers about 3,070 acres.

If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Maps

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Military Records

Exterior - 1914 - 1918:
  • Thorpe Aikinson
  • Robert Waterfield Abbott
  • John Thomas Barber
  • Albert Bee
  • John Thomas Briggs
  • Robert William Brotherwell
  • Ernest Henry Chappel
  • Percival HE Chantry
  • Arthur Dean
  • John Doughty
  • Harry Dunmore
  • George Edward Freestone
  • John William Hames
  • George William Hare
  • Walter Hodson
  • James Kent
  • Francis T Watmough
  • Joseph Hind
  • Cyril Joseph Kitchen
  • Hugh Lloyd
  • Joseph Lloyd
  • Harry Morley
  • William Peatman
  • Albert Henry Tindale
  • Charles Henry Willows
1939 - 1945:
  1. Gerald Christopher Brewster
  2. Kenneth George Corton
  3. Joseph Leslie Crow
  4. William Philip Dales
  5. Wilfred Marlow
  6. Kenneth Smith (GC)
Interior:
  1. Thorpe Atkinson
  2. Robert Waterfield Abbott
  3. John Thomas Barber
  4. Albert Bee
  5. John Thomas Briggs
  6. Robert William Brothwell
  7. Ernest Henry Chappell
  8. Percival HE Chantry
  9. Arthur Dean
  10. John Doughty
  11. Harry Dunmore
  12. George Edward Freestone
  13. George William Hare
  14. Walter Hodson
  15. James Kent
  16. Cyril Joseph Kitchen
  17. Hugh Lloyd
  18. Joseph Lloyd
  19. Harry Morley
  20. William Peatman
  21. Albert Henry Tindale
  22. Charles Henry Willows.
Window:
A beloved younger son William Philip Dales of Little Humby who did not return from an operational flight over Ostend 5th November 1941. Aged 22. The window depicts a Sgt Pilot (Royal Air Force) and the face seems to be some sort of photographic reproduction of the actual face of Dales rather than the usual stylised stained glass face, possibly interesting if you are connected to this man.

You can find more information on each name listed above at the "Roll of Honour website for Ropsley.

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 321
1811 440
1841 673
1851 777
1861 845
1871 766
1881 647
1891 597
1911 510
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Probate Records

Ros DUNNING provides a transcript of the will of Dorcas BATEMAN of Little Humby.

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Schools

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