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Wainfleet St. Mary

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2373
1871 R.G. 10 / 3389
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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

Wainfleet St. Mary is both a village and a parish that lie on the North Sea near Skegness, almost 40 miles east of Lincoln. Wainfleet All Saints parish forms the northern border, along with Croft parish, with the Steeping River being the general boundary. Friskney parish lies to the south. The parish includes the hamlet of Wainfleet Bank. The parish encompasses 5,921 acres of land.

There is a town of Wainfleet in the Niagara Falls area of Ontario, Canada. The link to Lincolnshire is via Governor Simcoe who selected the names for the townships of what was formerly Lincoln County.

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History

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Maps

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Military History

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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

In 1851, Wainfleet (All Saints and St. Mary combined) had a population of 2,082.

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 421
1831 660
1851 717
1861 730
1871 721
1881 705
1901 669
1911 686
1921 789
1951 959
1971 923
1991 965
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Schools

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[Last updated: 17-August-2012 - Louis R. Mills]