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Winceby

Description and Travel

Winceby is a small parish in the Wold hills, about 5 miles east by south of Horncastle, 5 miles northwest of Spilsby and about 12 miles due south of Louth. Mareham on the Hill parish lies to the west and Hagworthingham and Lusby parishes to the east. The parish covered only about 890 acres in 1842, all in one farm occupied at the time by Charles HILL. In 1872, the parish is recorded as only 842 acres, and by 1900 at 853 acres.

The village of Winceby has only about 15 buildings. If you are planning a visit:

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2108
1861 R.G. 9 / 2369
1871 R.G. 10 / 3383
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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History

Winceby battle site

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Land and Property

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Manors

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Maps

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Military Records

There is one Commonwealth War Grave in St. Margaret's churchyard for World War I:

  1. John Edward SEWELL, priv., 6th Btn. Lincs. Regt., age 19, died 29 Dec 1915. Son of John and Mary Ann SEWELL of Scrafield, LIN.
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Names, Personal

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 44
1811 64
1821 78
1831 65
1841 70
1851 78
1871 68
1881 64
1891 61
1911 43
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Schools

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Last updated on 15-October-2013
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