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Syston

Note: There is a Syston in Liecestershire, also.

Census

Census
Year
 Piece Numbers
1851 H.O. 107 / 2138
1861 R.G. 9 / 2482
1891 R.G. 12 / 2716
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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

Syston is both a village and a parish 3 miles north of Grantham and 109 miles north of London. Marston parish lies to the west, Barkston parish to the north. The parish covers about 1,600 acres in an east-west orientation.

The River Witham runs past the western side of the village, heading north to Barkston. If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Land and Property

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Manors

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Maps

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Military Records

Michael Peck provides us with: "The Syston War Memorial has now been recorded. All named fell in WW1 1914 - 1918, there is no reference to WW2."

For a photograph of the Syston War Memorial and the list of names on it, see the Roll of Honour site.

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Names, Geographical

The name Syston is Old English sid+stan, for "broad stone". It appeared in the 1086 Domesday Book as Sidestan.
[A. D. Mills, "A Dictionary of English Place-Names," Oxford University Press, 1991]

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Names, Personal

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 181
1841 226
1871 221
1881 224
1891 196
1901 171
1911 177
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Schools

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[Last updated: 4-December-2013 - Louis R. Mills]