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Martin (by Horncastle)

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2368
1871 R.G. 10 / 3382
1891 R.G. 12 / 2598
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Church History

St. Michael's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Martin is both a village and a parish, bounded on the west by the River Bain, about 2.5 miles southwest of Horncastle. Woodhall parish lies to the northwest and Kirkstead parish to the south. The parish currently covers 758 acres, but was 844 acres in 1894.

If you are planning a visit:

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

John EMERSON, who retains the copyright, provides these photographs of the war memorial at Martin:

War memorial

John apologizes because these are so difficult to read. He suggests holding a white sheet of paper up to the monument to reflect sunlight at an angle onto the names:

plaque 1  plaque 2

plaque 3  plaque 4

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Military Records

John provides these names:

There is one Commonwealth War Grave from World War II in St. Michael's churchyard:

  1. James McKENZIE, driver, 1st Div. Royal Army Service Corps, age 25, died 14 Oct. 1941. Husband of Edith Joan.

For a list of names on the Memorial, see the Roll of Honour site.

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 41
1811 33
1821 55
1831 60
1841 58
1851 74
1871 82
1881 70
1891 117
1901 52
1911 55
1921 45
1931 41
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Schools

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[Last updated: 9-November-2013 - Louis R. Mills]