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Clixby

Cemeteries

Census

  • The parish was in the Caistor sub-district of the Caistor 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 / 630
1861 R.G. 9 / 2392
1871 R.G. 10 / 3421
1891 R.G. 12 / 2621

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Clixby 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 is dedicated to All Hallows.
  • In 1871, the church was a small building, comprising only the chancel of the original church.
  • The church was restored in 1889.
  • The church seats 128.
  • The Diocese of Lincoln declared this church redundant in July, 1973.
  • There is a photograph of All Hallows church on the Wendy PARKINSON Church Photos web site.
  • David HITCHBORNE has a photograph of All Hallows Church on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2004.
  • Here are two photos of All Hallows Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

Clixby All Hallows

Clixby All Hallows

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register is included in that of Caistor.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Westwold Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

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

Description and Travel

Clixby is a small village and a parish about 2 miles north of Caistor. Caistor parish is to the south and Great Limber parish to the north.

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Historical Geography

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

Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TA102043 (Lat/Lon: 53.523809, -0.339164), Clixby which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • For centuries Clixby was only a township and a parochial chapelry in Caistor parish.
  • Clixby was incorporated as a separate, modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.
  • The parish was in the ancient Yarborough Wapentake in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • In April 1936 the civil parish was dissolved and the area allocated to Grasby civil parish.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

Population

Year  Inhabitants
1801 66
1831 46
1871 45
1891 35
1901 37
1911 32
1921 28
1931 39

Schools