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Thorpe St. Peter

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2373
1871 R.G. 10 / 3389 & 3390
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Church History

St. Peter's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Thorpe St. Peter is both a village and a parish that lie north of Boston, just inland from the North Sea and about 125 miles north of London. Croft parish forms the eastern border and Wainfleet All Staints lies to the south. This parish was a brick-making center in the 1800s. The parish covers just over 3,100 acres.

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History

Year  Person
1842 James COMINS, vict.
1861 Wright COUPLAND
1868 Joseph INMAN
1872 Charles Everett GRAVES, vict.
1882 John BAKER, vict.
1885 John Henry BERRY
1900 Jn. Gray WATSON
1913 Joseph WATSON
1919 Joseph WATSON
1930 Joseph Gray WATSON
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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

From the War Memorial, by John Emerson (Alphabetized by surname with additional notations):

To the Glory of God and in memory of the men from Thorpe St Peter who fell in The Great War 1914-1919
Lest we forget

Surname  Given names  Rank  Brig.  Btn. Died  Cemetery Notes
HEWISON Arthur Pte. 7 Lincs 29 Nov 1915 Menin Road South
HEWISON George Petty Officer HMS "Laforey" 23 Mar 1917 Chatham Naval Mem.
HEWISON William Pte. 6 Lincs 8 Jun 1917 Ypres Mem.
HOUGHTON Sidney Thomas Pte. 1 Devon 7 Nov 1918 Pont-Sur-Sambre Com. Cem.
JOHNSON William b
LEPLA George c
MOODY Joseph Pte. 10 Lincs 15 Apr 1918 Ploegsteert Mem.
PELL Edward b
WOODS George b

Notes:

  1. Not found in Commonwealth War Grave Com. database.
  2. Not enough info. to fully research. (Too many matches.)
  3. Possibly Jeffrey LePla, 2nd Lincs, died 25 Sept 1915

Greater love hath no man than this

And this man fell in the second Great War 1939-1945

Surname  Given names  Rank  Brig.  Btn. Died  Cemetery Notes
TEMPLEMAN Arthur Henry Signalman R. C. of Signals 11 Apr 1944 Taukkyan War Cem.
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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 207
1831 498
1871 649
1881 566
1891 540
1911 457
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Schools

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[Last updated: 19-January-2013 - Louis R. Mills]