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Swaby

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2111
1861 R.G. 9 / 2379
1871 R.G. 10 / 3398
1891 R.G. 12 / 2606
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Church History

St. Nicholas Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Swaby is both a village and a parish which lie about 6 miles north-west of Alford and 8 miles north of Spilsby. Burwell parish is just to the northwest and Belleau parish to the east. The parish covers just under 1,600 acres of land and includes the hamlet of Whitepit.

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History

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Maps

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Military Records

From John Readman: "This Roll of Honour is displayed in the parish church of St. Nicholas, on a card, inside a wooden frame. The names are written in coloured inks."

"THE MEN OF SWABY WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918 AND WERE SPARED TO RETURN"

  • H. PRESTON ADDEY
  • LEWIS BELL
  • ALBERT BARTON
  • WRIGHT BONTOFT
  • HERBERT T. O. BRUMPTON
  • JOHN CAMPLING
  • ERNEST CAMPLIN
  • GEORGE Wm. CARTWRIGHT
  • THOMAS DIXON
  • THOMAS ELVIN
  • JOHN GOSLING
  • HARRY GRANT
  • GEORGE Wm. GRANT
  • CHRISTOPHER JACKSON
  • WILLIAM MARTIN
  • ERNEST ODLIN
  • ALBERT PARRISH
  • ROBERT PARSONS
  • FRED ROBINSON
  • EDWARD S. RUTLAND
  • GORDON E. RUTLAND
  • ALBERT REEVE
  • FRED STEPHENSON
  • DRUMMOND WILLOUGHBY
  • HAROLD WILLOUGHBY
  • HERBERT WRIGHT
  • HOWEN WRIGHT
  • EDWARD WHITE
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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

The population today is about the same as it was in 1801.

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 197
1811 200
1831 396
1841 391
1871 467
1881 414
1891 364
1901 305
1911 274
1921 255
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Schools

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