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Wroot

Census

The Lincolnshire Family History Society has published surname indexes on fiche or in booklet form for each of these census years under the title "Gainsborough with Isle of Axholme". These are available by credit card from the Federation of Family History Societies Bookstore with worldwide shipping. Please note that these are SURNAME indexes only, and do not show first names, age or relationships.

Year LDS Film/Fiche No. Piece Numbers LFHS Surname Index
1841 0438770 H.O. 107/6xx Fiche
1851 0087608 H.O. 107/211x Booklet
1861 0543146 R.G. 9/3523 Fiche
1871 0847318 R.G. 10/34xx Booklet
1881 1342136 R.G. 11/329x
1891 6098978, 2 fiche R.G. 12/3868 Booklet or Fiche
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Church History

St. Pancras Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Wroot is the western-most parish in Lincolnshire, about 5 miles west of Epworth and ten miles northwest of Gainsborough where the three ancient counties of York, Nottingham and Lincolnshire meet. The old bed of the River Torne formed part of the north and western parish boundary. Haxey parish lies to the southeast. The parish covers about 3,250 acres of flat moorland.

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History

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Maps

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Military History

There is a photograph of the War Memorial at the New Wroot Photographs site.

Jonathan THACKER has a photograph of the 1870 War Memorial on Geo-graph, taken in 2011.

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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 210
1811 261
1821 285
1831 289
1841 335
1851 349
1871 391
1881 356
1891 333
1901 356
1911 379
2001 446
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Schools

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Societies

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[Last updated: 11-March-2013 - Louis R. Mills]