Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

Lincolnshire logo

Thornton (Thornton by Horncastle)

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2368
1871 R.G. 10 / 3382
1881 R.G. 11 / 3249
1891 R.G. 12 / 2598
Top

Church History

St. Wilfred's church

Top

Church Records

Top

Civil Registration

Top

Description and Travel

This village and parish sit 1.5 miles southwest of Horncastle on a rise. The River Bain passes through the east end of the parish. The parish covers some 1,755 acres, but its size has changed over time. In 1900 it covered only 1,280 acres.

The village population has melted away in recent decades. If you are planning a visit:

Top

Maps

Top

Military History

Top

Politics and Governance

Top

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Top

Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 97
1811 107
1821 153
1831 216
1841 236
1851 240
1861 281
1871 208
1881 192
1891 95
1901 66
1921 80
1931 75
1971 58
Top

Schools

Top

Return to the Alphabetical Index


Last updated on 12-November-2013
Click here to send any questions and/or comments about this site to the Lincolnshire County Coordinator.

© 2003 EnglandGenWeb Project