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Spitalgate (Spittlegate)

Note: This is NOT one of the ancient parishes of Lincolnshire.

Description and Travel

Spittlegate (Spitalgate) is both an ecclesiastical parish and a portion of the town of Grantham on the southeast corner of the town. The parish itself is bounded on the north by Londonthorpe parish and to the south by Little Ponton parish. The parish covers about 679 acres, down from the 2,125 it had at formation.

Spittlegate is not defined as a village, and is treated more as a suburb of Grantham. If you are planning a visit:

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1871 R.G. 10 / 3360
1891 R.G. 12 / 2585
1901 R.G. 13 / 3055
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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History

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Maps

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Military History

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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

It is virtually impossible to give meaningful population counts because the parish boundaries changed so often. Take these with a grain of salt.

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 488
1831 1,063
1871 5,304
1881 6,459
1891 6,246
1901 6,694
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Schools

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Last updated on 4-July-2012
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