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South Elkington

Description and Travel

South Elkington is a village and a parish 2.5 miles north-west of Louth, on the road to Market Rasen. Welton-le-Wold parish is to the south-west and Brackenborough parish to the north-east. The parish covers 2,660 acres (3,085 in 1912) and contains the hamlets of Ackthorpe and Coach Grange.

Locals refer to both North Elkington and South Elkington as just "Elkington". If you are planning a visit:

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2111
1861 R.G. 9 / 2383
1871 R.G. 10 / 3404
1891 R.G. 12 / 2608
1901 R.G. 13 / 3084
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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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History

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

RAF South Elkington was a wireless telegraphy station in World War II. There was no airfield.

Kate JEWELL has a photograph of the War Memorial on Geo-graph, taken in 2006.

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

War memorial

Memorial side 1  Memorial sdie 2

Memorial side 3  Memorial side 4

Memorial side 5

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Military Records

John Emerson also supplies this list of names off of the memorial:

To the glory of God and to the immortal memory of the glorious dead connected with Elkington who gave their lives for home and country in the Great War 1914-1919 and whose names are inscribed below. Lest we forget.

Rank Name Unit Died Notes
Capt Francis William BURKINSHAW R. F. A.
Lieut Henry SHARPLEY R. F. A.
Private James Henry Ormond LAMMIN 1st East Lancs Regt
Private Charles BROOKS 1/6 Seaforth Highlanders
Private Henry Paul LANE 2nd Coldstream Guards
Trooper Edgar Allen MAUGHAM 20th Hussars
Private John William GADSBY 1/8 West Yorks Regt
Private George GRIMOLDBY 2nd Notts & Derby Regt
Private Alfred Ernest SRADLOCK 1st Notts & Derby Regt
Private Herbert ABBOTT 2/S Linc Regt
Private Edwin HUDSON 11TR Linc Regt
Private William Whitlam LAMMIN 2nd Linc Regt
Private George ROBINSON 2nd Linc Regt
Private John TUXWORTH 5th Linc Regt
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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 158
1831 271
1841 273
1871 357
1881 356
1891 366
1901 355
1911 351
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Schools

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