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Broxholme

Cemeteries

Census

  • The parish was in the North East sub-district of the Lincoln Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 629
1861 R.G. 9 / 2363
1871 R.G. 10 / 3375
1891 R.G. 12 / 2596

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Broxholme area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church was dedicated to All Saints.
  • The church was rebuilt in 1857.
  • The church seated about 120.
  • The church was declared redundant by the Diocese of Lincoln in March, 1990. In June of 1992 it was sold for residential use.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in December, 2005.
  • There is a photograph of All Saints church on the Wendy PARKINSON Church Photos web site, under "Yet more Lincs churches".
  • Here is a photo of All Saints church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

Broxholme All Saints parish church

Church Records

  • The parish register dates from 1654.
  • The LFHS has published several marriage indexes for the Corringham Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Kelly's 1913 Directory of Lincolnshire reports that the parish is in the rural Deanery of West Lawress.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the North East sub-district of the Lincoln Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

Broxholme is a parish and small town north-west of Lincoln. To the west is Saxilby parish, across the River Till. Nottinghamshire lies to the northwest. The parish covers about 1,350 acres.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Broxholme has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK909781 (Lat/Lon: 53.292060, -0.637738), Broxholme which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincolnshire and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the ancient Lawress Wapentake in the West Lindsey division of the county, in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, the parish became part of the Lincoln Poor Law Union.
  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Bail and Close petty sessional hearings on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month.

Population

Year  Inhabitants
1801 110
1831 137
1851 113
1871 126
1881 114
1891 85
1911 106

Schools

  • The webpage author could find no reference to a school in this parish.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.