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Wrawby (Wrawby with Brigg)

Cemeteries

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 650
1851 H.O. 107 / 2116
1861 R.G. 9 / 2398
1871 R.G. 10 / 3428
1891 R.G. 12 / 2625 & 2626
1901 R.G. 13 / 1301
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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

Wrawby is both a village and a parish in the north of Lincolnshire, just east of the River Ancholme. The parish lies about 160 miles north of London and a mile northeast of Brigg. The parish is part of the low cars (see our Geographic Names page) or marshes. The parish of Wrawby also incorporates much of the town of Brigg and covers over 3,000 acres.

The village of Wrawby is about three miles east of the old Roman road, Ermine Street, now the A15 trunk road. Kettleby is a hamlet, usually associated with this parish, but actually in the parish of Bigby. If you are planning a visit:

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Directories

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Maps

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

Please note: Any population figures for Wrawby parish may include the inmates and staff of the Poor Law Union workhouse (e.g. 1871).

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 283
1831 742
1861 1,257
1871 2,631
1881 748
1891 709
1901 703
1911 747
1921 841
1931 830
1951 777
2001 1,293
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Schools

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[Last updated: 18-January-2013 - Louis R. Mills]