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Thornton Curtis

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2402
1871 R.G. 10 / 3436
1891 R.G. 12 / 2629
1901 R.G. 13 / 3107
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Church History

St. Lawrence Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

This village and parish are about 5 miles southeast of Barton-upon-Humber and 4 miles south of New Holland. Wootton parish is to the south. The parish covers over 4,900 acres and includes the hamlet of Burnham, 2 miles west of the village.

Parts of the village are designated as a "conservation area", to preserve the village character. If you are planning a visit, then:

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History

Year  Person
1842 -- not listed --
1861 Thomas TOWERS
1872 William SMISSONS, cowkeeper & vict.
1882 William SMISSONS, vict.
1913 George HALL
1913 John BARKER
1919 Jn. Edwd. GRINDLE
1930 William DAWSON

William SMISSONS, above, was born circa 1828 in Thornton Curtis, LIN.

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

David WRIGHT has a photograph of the War Memorial tablets in the church on Geo-graph, taken in 2006.

The Lytch Gate to the churchyard is also a War Memorial. David WRIGHT has a photograph of the Lytch Gate on Geo-graph, taken in 2006.

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Military Records

John Emerson supplies this list of names off of the memorial:

To the glory of God and in proud and grateful memory of the following men of this parish who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918.

Name Notes Name Notes
Charles William CARLILE a Henry Thorpe GODDARD 31 Jan 1918
Fred Drury CARLILE a Charles William HOWSON a
Moses CANT a Albert PARKER b
Harold CLAYTON b Albert STEPHENSON b
Reginald Bertram Talbot CLIFF a Fred SHEPHERDSON a
Frederick DIXON b Arthur WILSON b
John William GODDARD b

Notes:
a = Not found in CWGC database
b = more than one candidate in CWGC database

To the Glory of God and in proud and grateful memory of the following men of this parish who gave their lives in the Great War 1939-1945.

Name Notes Name Notes
Philip William BROCKELSBY Horace ROWNTREE
Tom Charnley COOK Harry Joseph SELLARS
Ernest MOSEY
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Names, Geographical

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 242
1811 300
1821 328
1831 362
1841 393
1851 497
1861 483
1871 478
1881 471
1891 489
1901 477
1911 452
1921 481
1931 467
2001 246
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Schools

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Thank you, Alan Brigham, for your help in providing information on this parish.


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[Last updated: 7-February-2013 - Louis R. Mills]