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West Ashby

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2107
1861 R.G. 9 / 2368
1871 R.G. 10 / 3382
1891 R.G. 12 / 2598
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Church History

West Ashby All Saints church

All Saints Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

West Ashby is both a village and a parish in the Wold hills, two miles north of Horncastle. Fulletby parish lies to the east and Horncastle parish to the south. The parish covers about 2,380 acres and includes the hamlets of Farthorpe and Middlethorpe.

West Ashby village is a short walk from Horncastle. If you are planning a visit:

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

John EMERSON, who retains the copyright, provides these photographs of the war memorial at West Ashby:

War memorial

plaque 1  plaque 2
"In memory of these West Ashby men who died in the war 1914-1919 may they rest in peace"  "George Newstead; William Moses; Alexander Hanson"

plaque 3  plaque 4
"Harry Hundleby; Reginald Brown; Albert Harlock; Harry Williams"  "Frank Town; Robert Sly; William Rodgson"

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 297
1811 370
1821 378
1831 391
1841 403
1851 414
1871 362
1881 382
1891 342
1901 339
1911 308
1921 283
1961 262
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Schools

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[Last updated: 21-October-2013 - Louis R. Mills]