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Normanby le Wold

Census

  • The parish was in the Caistor sub-district of the Caistor 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 / 641
1861 R.G. 9 / 2393
1871 R.G. 10 / 3422
1891 R.G. 12 / 2622

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Normanby le Wold 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 Saint Peter.
  • The church tower is over 700 years old.
  • The church was restored in 1868.
  • The church seats 160.
  • The church is a Grade II listed building with British Heritage.
  • There is a photograph of St. Peter's Church is at the Wendy PARKINSON English Church Photographs site.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of St. Peter's Church on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2008.
  • Here is a photo of the Church of St. Peter taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

St. Peter's church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1561.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Westwold Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Caistor sub-district of the Caistor Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

This village and parish are at one of the highest points in Lincolnshire at 543 feet above sea level. The parish lies 5 miles south of Caistor and covers just under 2,000 acres. Walesby parish lies to the south and Thoresway parish to the east.

If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the B1225 secondary road south out of Caistor for 5 miles.
  • Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Normanby le Wold which are provided by:

Historical Geography

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

Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF120950 (Lat/Lon: 53.439871, -0.315339), Normanby le Wold which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincolnshire and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the ancient Walshcroft Wapentake in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • After the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834, this parish became part of the Caistor Poor Law Union.
  • Bastardy cases would be heard on the 1st Tuesday each month at the Market Rasen petty session hearings.

Population

Year  Inhabitants
1801 77
1831 122
1841 129
1871 162
1891 139
1911 196

Schools

  • The children of this parish attended school at Claxby parish.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.