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Swaby

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2111
1861 R.G. 9 / 2379
1871 R.G. 10 / 3398
1891 R.G. 12 / 2606
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Church History

St. Nicholas Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Swaby is both a village and a parish which lie about 6 miles north-west of Alford and 8 miles north of Spilsby. Burwell parish is just to the north-west and Belleau parish to the east. The parish covers just under 1,600 acres of land and includes the hamlet of Whitepit.

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History

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Maps

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Military Records

From John Readman: "This Roll of Honour is displayed in the parish church of St. Nicholas, on a card, inside a wooden frame. The names are written in coloured inks."

"THE MEN OF SWABY WHO SERVED THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918 AND WERE SPARED TO RETURN"

  • H. PRESTON ADDEY
  • LEWIS BELL
  • ALBERT BARTON
  • WRIGHT BONTOFT
  • HERBERT T. O. BRUMPTON
  • JOHN CAMPLING
  • ERNEST CAMPLIN
  • GEORGE Wm. CARTWRIGHT
  • THOMAS DIXON
  • THOMAS ELVIN
  • JOHN GOSLING
  • HARRY GRANT
  • GEORGE Wm. GRANT
  • CHRISTOPHER JACKSON
  • WILLIAM MARTIN
  • ERNEST ODLIN
  • ALBERT PARRISH
  • ROBERT PARSONS
  • FRED ROBINSON
  • EDWARD S. RUTLAND
  • GORDON E. RUTLAND
  • ALBERT REEVE
  • FRED STEPHENSON
  • DRUMMOND WILLOUGHBY
  • HAROLD WILLOUGHBY
  • HERBERT WRIGHT
  • HOWEN WRIGHT
  • EDWARD WHITE
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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 197
1811 200
1831 398
1841 391
1871 467
1881 414
1891 364
1901 305
1911 274
1921 255
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Schools

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[Last updated: 14-August-2012 - Louis Mills]