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Hogsthorpe

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 637
1861 R.G. 9 / 2376
1871 R.G. 10 / 3393B & 3394
1891 R.G. 12 / 2064
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Church History

St. Mary's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Hogsthorpe is both a village and a parish that lies in the north part of Orby Marsh about 2 miles from the North Sea, a mile west of Chapel St. Leonards, 7 miles north of Skegness and 6 miles south-east of Alford on the A52 trunk road. Addlethorpe parish is immediately to the south, Mumby parish to the north. There use to be a small village called Slackholme just to the south of the village of Hogsthorpe. The parish covers 2,971 acres, most of which is converted salt marsh.

Photographs of the village of Hogsthorpe can be found at Community Web Shots.

If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

For another photograph of the HogsthorpeWar Memorial and the list of names on it, see the Roll of Honour site.

There are four Commonwealth War Graves in St. Mary's churchyard, all from World War I:

  1. George BURMAN, pirv., 9th Btn. South Staffs, age 19, died 25 Apr. 1915. Son of George BURMAN of Wyche.
  2. Cyril Stanley EVISON, priv., 12th Btn. Middlesex Regt., age 24, died 14 May 1917. Son of William and Helen EEVISON of Hogsthorpe.
  3. Francis James SPILSBURY, captain, Royal Army Medical Corps. age 57, died 11 Oct. 1919. Husband of Clara Louisa SPILSBURY of Hogsthorpe
  4. G. W. VESSEY, priv., 3rd Btn. South Staffs, age 21, died 9 July 1916. Son of George William VESSEY of Hogsthorpe.
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Names, Geographical

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Nobility

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 451
1831 698
1841 790
1871 878
1881 719
1891 684
1901 610
1911 590
1991 797
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Schools

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[Last updated: 22-January-2014 - Louis R. Mills]