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Greatford (also Gretford)

Archives and Libraries

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2094
1861 R.G. 9 / 2314
1871 R.G. 10 / 3310
1881 R.G.11 / 3194
1891 R.G. 12 / 2554
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Church History

St. Thomas a Becket church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Greatford is both a village and parish 92 miles north of London, 5 miles northeast of Stamford and almost 5 miles northwest of Market Deeping. The parish is bounded on the south by Barholm & Stowe parish and on the northwest by Braceborough parish. The parish covered 1,365 acres in the 1800s and included Wilsthorpe township.

Greatford village is a small place on the River Glen. If you are planning a visit:

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History

Year  Person
1842 George GILBERT, butcher
1868 Edward PICKERING
1872 Edward PICKERING, vict.
1882 Mrs. Mary PICKERING, vict.
1900 John Josaeph KIRK, wheelwright
1913 Bavin SIMS
1919 Edward STARKIE
1930 Regnld. Geo. SIMPKINS

In the 1881 census, Mary PICKERING is 48 years old, born in Greatford, LIN. married.

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

For the list of the names on the Roll of Honour, see the Parish Council site and click on "Roll of Honour".

You can also visit the Roll of Honour site.

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Names, Geographical

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 320
1831 296
1841 313
1871 213
1881 301
1891 182
1911 188
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Schools

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[Last updated: 8-October-2013 - Louis R. Mills]