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Crowle

Cemeteries

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1871 R.G. 10 / 4728
1891 R.G. 12 / 3870
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Church History

St. Oswald Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Crowle is both a parish, a township and a market town in the Isle of Axholme. The town lies about three miles north of the M180 Motorway, on the A161 as it winds north to Goole, and is 17 miles north of Gainsborough and 165 miles north of London. The Old River Don skirts the north part of the village. The parish covers about 6,900 acres and includes the hamlet of Ealand, where the railway has a station.

If you are planning a visit:

Crowle Market Place

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History

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

There is a photograph of the Crowle monument and the Roll of Honour and the names on them at the Roll of Honour site.

There is a monument and the Roll of Honour for Ealand, also, at the Roll of Honour site.

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Names, Geographical

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Newspapers

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

Crowle flourished in the 1800s:

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 1,343
1811 1,424
1821 1,729
1831 1,889
1841 2,235
1851 2,548
1861 2,648
1871 3,122
1881 2,820
1891 2,641
1901 2,769
1911 2,853
2001 4,090
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Schools

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Societies

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[Last updated: 4-August-2013 - Louis R. Mills]