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Bottesford

Note: There is a Bottesford parish in Leicestershire, often confused with this one.

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2102
1861 R.G. 9 / 2401
1871 R.G. 10 / 3435
1891 R.G. 12 / 2628
1901 R.G. 13 / 3106
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Church History

Bottesford St. Peter parish church

Burringham St. John parish church

Burringham St. John parish church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Bottesford is a village and a parish in the north of Lincolnshire, with the village now part of the Scunthorpe conurbation. The parish itself lies to the WSW of Scunthorpe, just south of Burringham parish and extends to the River Trent. East Butterworth and Messingham parishes are to the south. The western portion of the parish is rural farmland. In ancient times, the parish included the hamlets of Ashby, Burringham, Holme and Yaddlethorpe. Bottesford Beck is a small stream in the parish. In 1861 the parish covered 7,470 acres.

Ashby became its own parish in 1899. Burringham also became a parish in its own right from portions of Bottesford.

The "village" of Bottesford is bounded the Bottesford Beck on the south. If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Maps

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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 603
1831 1,229
1851 1,507
1861 1,616
1881 2,403
1891 2,094
1901 3,708
1971 8,407
2001 11,177
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Schools

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[Last updated: 18-April-2014 - Louis R. Mills]