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Pickworth

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2102
1861 R.G. 9 / 2311
1871 R.G. 10 / 3354
1891 R.G. 12 / 2582
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Church History

St. Andrew's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Pickworth is both a village and parish six miles east of Grantham and three miles west of Folkingham. The parish itself is bounded on the north by Walcot parish, to the west and south by Lenton parish and to the east by Folkingham parish. The parish covers about 1,470 acres. In 1913, the ecclesiastical parish was merged with Walcot.

Pickworth is a small village, off the main roads. If you are planning a visit:

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Military Records

Michael Peck reports: "The Pickworth (St Andrew) War Memorials have been recorded. There are 3; a WW1 memorial proper and a separate Roll of Honour for WW1 and WW2. There are no numbers, ranks or arms of service mentioned. On the WW2 roll the surname appears first."

WW1

WW1 Roll of Honour - Our Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918.

Charles Richard SHARPE (Note the slight spelling change) won his V. C. on 9 May 1915 according to official records. He was a corporal in the 2nd Btn. Lincolsnhire Regiment and died in 1963 at Workington, Cumberland. Basil G. HOUGHTON, above, is believed to have emmigrated to the US in 1918. George C. COOK, above, is buried in Walcot's parish cemetery. William Hardy JOHNSON was a private in the 11 Btn. Sherwood Foresters, age 20, who died 1 Oct. 1916.

WW2 Roll of Honour - Parish of Pickworth on active service.

There appear to be no Commonwealth War Graves in Pickworth's parish churchyard.

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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 156
1841 265
1851 261
1861 253
1871 240
1881 227
1891 231
1901 180
1911 185
1921 153
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Schools

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[Last updated: 10-October-2013 - Louis R. Mills]