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Haceby

Cemeteries

Census

  • The parish was in the Colsterworth sub-district of the Grantham Registration District.
  • In 1891, the parish was reassigned to the new "Grantham South" sub-district of the Grantham 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 / 619
1861 R.G. 9 / 2347
1871 R.G. 10 / 3354
1891 R.G. 12 / 2582

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Haceby 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 Saints Margaret & Barbara.
  • The church was partially restored in 1890.
  • The church seats only about 60.
  • The Diocese of Lincoln declared this church redundant in October, 1973.
  • There is a photograph of Sts. Margaret & Barbara Church on the Wendy PARKINSON web site under her "Still more Lincolnshire churches".
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of Haceby Parish Church on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2009.
  • Rex NEEDLE has a photograph of Haceby Parish Church on Geo-graph, taken in October, 1999.
  • Here is a photo of St. Margaret's Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

St. Margaret Church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1560.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has a Loan Library service which has the parish registers on microfiche for Baptisms from 1560 to 1812 and Marriages from 1560 to 1812.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several indexes (marriage and burial) for the Lafford Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Colsterworth sub-district of the Grantham Registration District.
  • In 1891, the parish was reassigned to the new "Grantham South" sub-district of the Grantham Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which started in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

Haceby is both a small village and a parish which lies 8 miles east of Grantham. The parish covers only about 730 acres.

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Historical Geography

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

History

  • A Roman tasselated pavement was discovered west of the village in 1818.

Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF029360 (Lat/Lon: 52.911560, -0.471249), Haceby which are provided by:

Military Records

For a photograph of the Haceby War Memorial (shared with Newton parish) and the list of names on it, see the Roll of Honour site.

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincoln County and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the ancient Aveland Wapentake in the North Kesteven district in the parts of Kesteven.
  • On April 1st, 1931, the old parish boundaries were abolished and this parish was merged to create the Newton and Haceby Civil Parish.
  • For today's district governance, see the North Kesteven District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Sleaford petty session hearings every Monday.
  • There was a charity of £7 (in 1900 and 1913) from the sale of land in Wigtoft for distribution to the poor.
  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act reforms, the parish became part of the Grantham Poor Law Union.

Population

Year  Inhabitants
1801 48
1841 64
1851 79
1861 66
1871 67
1881 53
1891 73
1901 46
1911 60
1921 51

Schools

  • The children of this parish attended school in nearby Newton parish.
  • See our Schools page for more information on researching school records.