SMISBY, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2268
1871 R.G. 10 / 3245
1891 R.G. 12 / 2509
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"SMISBY, a small parish bounded on the east by the county of Leicester, is four miles S.S.W. from Melbourn. The church is a small building: the living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Marquess of Hastings. Population of the parish 324."

[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]

Smisby has its own Village Website.

Boundary is a hamlet on the border with Leicestershire. It has since become its own Civil Parish.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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Military History

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Military Records

Two men from Smisby are buried in St. James churchyard:

  1. Thomas INSLEY, corporal, 7th Btn., Lincs. Regt., age 39, died 30 Oct. 1918.
  2. J. SMART, private, North Sts. Regt., age 21, died 3 Aug. 1916.
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 235
1841 293
1851 293
1871 320
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