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Great Limber (Limber Magna)

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2114
1861 R.G. 9 / 2393
1871 R.G. 10 / 3422
1891 R.G. 12 / 2622
1901 R.G. 13 / 3098
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Church History

St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Great Limber or Limber Magna is both a village and a parish about 10 miles east of Brigg and 10 miles west of Grimsby. Brocklesby parish is to the north and Clixby parish to the south. The Humberside International Airport is just to the north-west. The parish covers almost 5,200 acres.

Much of the village is part of a county Conservation Area, If you are planning a visit:

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

Samuel NEEDHAM was born in Limber Magna on 16 Aug. 1885 and died at Kantara, Egypt on 4 Nov. 1918. He was a private in the Bedfordshire Regt. He was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously. His name is NOT listed on the Kantara Memorial, but he is buried in the cemetery there.

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 345
1811 357
1831 451
1841 480
1871 541
1881 489
1891 530
1901 498
1911 483
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Schools

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[Last updated: 16-January-2014 - Louis R. Mills]