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Thornton (Thornton by Horncastle)

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2368
1871 R.G. 10 / 3382
1881 R.G. 11 / 3249
1891 R.G. 12 / 2598
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Church History

St. Wilfred's church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

This village and parish sit 1.5 miles south-west of Horncastle on a rise. The River Bain passes through the east end of the parish. The parish covers some 1,755 acres, but its size has changed over time. In 1900 it covered only 1,280 acres.

The village population has melted away in recent decades. If you are planning a visit:

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Maps

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Military History

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 97
1811 107
1821 153
1831 216
1841 236
1851 240
1861 281
1871 208
1881 192
1891 95
1901 66
1921 80
1931 75
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Schools

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[Last updated: 12-November-2013 - Louis R. Mills]