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Torksey

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 647
1861 R.G. 9 / 2411
1871 R.G. 10 / 3449
1891 R.G. 12 / 2637
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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

Torksey is a village, a township and parish which sits on the edge of the Wolds about 146 miles north of London, seven miles south of Gainsborough and nine miles west of Lincoln. The Fossdyke Canal passes just south of the village and connects to the River Trent, which is the western boundary of the parish. Marton parish is to the north and Fenton parish to the south.

The parish contains three ancient townships: Torksey, Hardwick and Brampton. Hardwick is a district of scattered farms about 3 miles southeast of Torskey village on the east side of the Fossdyke Canal. Brampton is an area one mile northeast of Torskey village, known in the 19th century for its fine pottery and porcelain called "Torskey Ware". "Torksey Ware" has been found from the 12th century on. Brampton is shown on some maps as a separate parish, but the website author has found no record of this. 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 History

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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 329
1831 404
1841 615
1851 438
1861 379
1871 203
1881 160
1891 195
1901 202
1911 183
1991 506
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Schools

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[Last updated: 19-April-2015 - Louis R. Mills]

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