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class="sf-depth-4">Kilkenny</a></li></ul></li><li id="menu-1812-1" class="last even sf-item-2 sf-depth-3 sf-total-children-17 sf-parent-children-0 sf-single-children-17 menuparent"><a href="/big/irl" title="Laois - Wicklow" class="sf-depth-3 menuparent">Laois - Wicklow</a><ul><li id="menu-1828-1" class="first odd sf-item-1 sf-depth-4 sf-no-children"><a href="/big/irl/LEX" title="Laois (Queens)" class="sf-depth-4">Laois (Queens)</a></li><li id="menu-1829-1" class="middle even sf-item-2 sf-depth-4 sf-no-children"><a href="/big/irl/LET" class="sf-depth-4">Leitrim</a></li><li id="menu-1830-1" class="middle odd sf-item-3 sf-depth-4 sf-no-children"><a href="/big/irl/LIM" title="Limerick" class="sf-depth-4">Limerick</a></li><li id="menu-1831-1" class="middle even sf-item-4 sf-depth-4 sf-no-children"><a href="/big/irl/LOG" title="Longford" class="sf-depth-4">Longford</a></li><li id="menu-1832-1" class="middle odd sf-item-5 sf-depth-4 sf-no-children"><a href="/big/irl/LOU" 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  125. <div class="field field-name-field-quote field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <blockquote>Description in 1877:<br />
  126. "<b>BRANSTON</b>, a pleasant village, 8 miles N.N.E of Melton Mowbray, near the small river Devon, and a large reservoir for supplying the Grantham Canal, has in its parish, which is in Framland Hundred, Melton Mowbray Union and County Court District, 313 persons, living in 57 houses, on 960 acres of land, mostly arable. The Duke of Rutland owns most of the soil, and is lord of the manor."<br /><i>[WHITE's "History, Gazetteer and Directory of the Counties of Leicester and Rutland. 3rd Edition," 1877]</i>
  127. <p>Note: There are 4 other Branstons in the UK.</p>
  128. </blockquote>
  129. </div></div></div>
  130. </div>
  131. <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-genuki-dynamic-content-genuki-cemeteries-list" >
  132. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Cemeteries">Cemeteries</a></h2>
  133. <div class="field-name-field-churches"><div class="view-churches"><div class="view view-churches view-id-churches view-display-id-page_1 view-dom-id-15c4cce959318a7b78ee3f6658064727">
  134. <div class="view-content">
  135. <table class="views-table cols-0" >
  136. <caption>Anglican</caption>
  137. <tbody>
  138. <tr >
  139. <td class="views-field views-field-title" >
  140. <a href="/big/eng/LEI/Branston/St.Guthlac">St. Guthlac, Branston, Church of England</a> </td>
  141. </tr>
  142. </tbody>
  143. </table>
  144. </div>
  145. </div></div></div>
  146. </div>
  147. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-census" id="Census">
  148. <h2 class="pane-title">Census</h2>
  149. <div class="field field-name-field-census field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The parish was in the Clawson sub-district of the Melton Mowbray Registration District.<br />
  150.  </li>
  151. <li>In 1935, the parish was transfered to the new Melton and Belvoir Registration District.<br />
  152.  </li>
  153. <li>The 1851 Census for Leicestershire has been indexed by the <a href="http://lrfhs.org.uk/index.html">Leicestershire &amp; Rutland Family History Society</a>. The whole index is available on microfiche. The society has also published it in print. Look for volume 25.<br />
  154.  </li>
  155. <li>The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:<br />
  156.  </li>
  157. </ul><table class="gki_tbl_border gki_tbl_centre" style="width:28%"><tbody><tr><th style="width:10%"><i>Census<br />
  158. Year</i></th>
  159. <th><i>Piece No.</i></th>
  160. </tr><tr><td>1841</td>
  161. <td>H.O. 107 / 587</td>
  162. </tr><tr><td>1861</td>
  163. <td>R.G. 9 / 2303</td>
  164. </tr><tr><td>1871</td>
  165. <td>R.G. 10 / 3296</td>
  166. </tr><tr><td>1891</td>
  167. <td>R.G. 12 / 2545</td>
  168. </tr></tbody></table></div></div></div>
  169. </div>
  170. <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-genuki-dynamic-content-genuki-church-list" >
  171. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Churches">Churches</a></h2>
  172. <div class="field-name-field-churches"><div class="view-churches"><div class="view view-churches view-id-churches view-display-id-page view-dom-id-ebaae03734678504c77ce92655141b4d">
  173. <div class="view-content">
  174. <table class="views-table cols-0" >
  175. <caption>Anglican</caption>
  176. <tbody>
  177. <tr >
  178. <td class="views-field views-field-title" >
  179. <a href="/big/eng/LEI/Branston/St.Guthlac">St. Guthlac, Branston, Church of England</a> </td>
  180. </tr>
  181. </tbody>
  182. </table>
  183. </div>
  184. </div></div><p><i>You can also perform a more selective search for <a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/nearby-churches/52.856748,-0.785083,3">churches in the Branston area</a> or see them <a href="http://www.genuki.org.uk/nearby-churches-map/52.856748,-0.785083,3">printed on a map</a>.</i></div>
  185. </div>
  186. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-church-history" >
  187. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="ChurchHistory">Church History</a></h2>
  188. <div class="field field-name-field-church-history field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The Anglican parish church was dedicated to Saint Guthlac. (Some sources show Saint Cuthbert.)<br />
  189.  </li>
  190. <li>The church construction date is unknown, but predates 1460.<br />
  191.  </li>
  192. <li>The church was partially restored in 1872.<br />
  193.  </li>
  194. <li>The church seats 150.<br />
  195.  </li>
  196. <li>J. HANNAH-BRIGGS has a photograph of <a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3107791">St. Guthlac's church</a> on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2012.<br />
  197.  </li>
  198. <li>Alan MURRAY-RUST has a photograph of the <a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5181787">Church of St. Guthlac</a> on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2016.<br />
  199.  </li>
  200. <li>Alan MURRAY-RUST also has a photograph of the <a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5181789">Nave of St. Guthlac's Church</a> on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2016.<br />
  201.  </li>
  202. </ul></div></div></div>
  203. </div>
  204. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-church-records" >
  205. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="ChurchRecords">Church Records</a></h2>
  206. <div class="field field-name-field-church-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The Anglican parish register dates from 1591 and is on parchment in good condition.<br />
  207.  </li>
  208. <li>The church was in the rural deanery of Framland (first portion).<br />
  209.  </li>
  210. <li>The <a href="http://www.sog.org.uk/">Society of Genealogists</a> holds copies of parish records including marriages from 1591 - 1839 and microfilm records of baptisms from 1813 - 1877 which can be studied at their library in London.<br />
  211.  </li>
  212. </ul></div></div></div>
  213. </div>
  214. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-civil-registration" >
  215. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="CivilReg">Civil Registration</a></h2>
  216. <div class="field field-name-field-civil-registration field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>Civil Registration began in July, 1837.<br />
  217.  </li>
  218. <li>The parish was in the Clawson sub-district of the Melton Mowbray Registration District.<br />
  219.  </li>
  220. <li>In 1935, the parish was transfered to the new Melton and Belvoir Registration District.<br />
  221.  </li>
  222. </ul></div></div></div>
  223. </div>
  224. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-description" >
  225. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Description">Description and Travel</a></h2>
  226. <div class="field field-name-field-description field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Branston is a parish and a village in the north of the county, sandwiched between Eaton and Knipton parishes. The parish is about 121 miles north of London, about 8 miles northeast of Melton Mobray and about the same distance southwest of Grantham in Lincolnshire. The parish covers 1,837 acres.</p>
  227. <p>The small River Devon passes through the north end of the village and empties into the Knipton Reservoir. If you are planning a visit:</p>
  228. <ul><li>By automobile, Take the A607 trunk road north from Melton Mowbray.<br />
  229.  </li>
  230. <li>There is a quiet scene of a maize field near Branston at the <a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/33916">Geograph</a> site.<br />
  231.  </li>
  232. <li>Andrew TATLOW has a photograph of the <a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3350120">Bridge over the River Devon</a> just north of the village on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2012.<br />
  233.  </li>
  234. <li>Richard CROFT has a photograph of the <a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4416693">Village Hall</a> on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2015. Stop by when it is open and ask for a schedule of forth-coming events. This used to be the village school in 1843.<br />
  235.  </li>
  236. </ul></div></div></div>
  237. </div>
  238. <div class="panel-pane pane-custom pane-1" >
  239. <div class="field-name-field-description">
  240. You can see pictures of Branston which are provided by:
  241. <ul>
  242. <li><a href="http://www.geograph.org.uk/gridref/SK8190029500">Geograph</a></li>
  243. <li><a href="http://www.flickr.com/nearby/52.856748,-0.785083">Flickr</a></li>
  244. </ul>
  245. </div>
  246. </div>
  247. <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-genuki-dynamic-content-genuki-historical-geography" >
  248. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Geography">Historical Geography</a></h2>
  249. <div class="field-name-field-historical-geography">You can see the <a href="http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/location_page.jsp?easting=481900&amp;northing=329500/units">administrative areas</a> in which Branston has been placed at times in the past.
  250. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
  251. <p>Ask for a calculation of <a href="/cgi-bin/howfar?CCC=LEI,FROMPN=Branston,FROMLAT=52.856748,FROMLON=-0.785083">the distance from Branston</a> to another place.
  252. </div>
  253. </div>
  254. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-history" >
  255. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="History">History</a></h2>
  256. <div class="field field-name-field-history field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The village feast is held on the Sunday before Old Michaelmas day (11 October).<br />
  257.  </li>
  258. <li>Ironstone was found and mined in the parish.<br />
  259.  </li>
  260. </ul></div></div></div>
  261. </div>
  262. <div class="panel-pane pane-block pane-genuki-dynamic-content-genuki-maplinks" >
  263. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Maps">Maps</a></h2>
  264. <div class="field-name-field-maps"> <ul><li>See our <a href="/big/eng/LEI/maps">Maps</a> page for additional resources.<br />
  265.  </li>
  266. </ul><p> You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK819295 (Lat/Lon: 52.856748, -0.785083), Branston which are provided by:
  267. <ul>
  268. <li>This place shown on a <a href="/cgi-bin/showmap?CCC=LEI,LAT=52.856748,LON=-0.785083,T=SP">Google</a> map.
  269. </li>
  270. <li><a href="https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.856748,-0.785083,18z">Google Streetview</a></li>
  271. <li><a href="http://streetmap.co.uk/grid/481900_329500_3">StreetMap</a> (<i>Current Ordnance Survey maps.</i>)</li>
  272. <li><a href="http://www.openstreetmap.org/?layer=c&amp;t=m&amp;z=17#map=15/52.856748/-0.785083">Open StreetMap</a></li>
  273. <li><a href="http://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?mkt=en-gb&amp;v=2&amp;cp=52.856748&#126;-0.785083&amp;style=s&amp;lvl=13&amp;sp=Point.52.856748_-0.785083_Branston">Bing (was Multimap)</a></li>
  274. <li><a href="https://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/Map/481900/329500">OldMaps</a> (<i>Old Ordnance Survey maps</i>.)</li>
  275. <li><a href="http://www.oldmapsonline.org/#bbox=-0.795083,52.836748,-0.775083,52.876748">Old Maps Online</a> (<i>Other old maps</i>.)</li>
  276. <li><a href="http://maps.nls.uk/geo/find/#zoom=13&amp;lat=52.856748&amp;lon=-0.785083&amp;layers=B000000TFFFTFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF">National Library of Scotland</a> (<i>Best site for old maps</i>)</li>
  277. <li><a href="http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/location_page.jsp?easting=481900&amp;northing=329500">Vision of Britain</a> (<i>Click "Historical units &amp; statistics" for administrative areas.</i>)</li>
  278. <li><a href="http://maps.familysearch.org/#?centerLat=52.856748?centerLng=-0.785083?zoom=13">English Jurisdictions in 1851</a> (<i>Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map</i>.)</li>
  279. <li><a href="http://magic.defra.gov.uk/MagicMap.aspx?box=481400:328700:482471:330297">Magic (Geographic information)</a> (<i>Click + on map if it doesn't show)</i></li>
  280. <li><a href="https://roadworks.org/index.cfm?api=1&amp;page=map&amp;coord=481900,329500&amp;scale=5000">Elgin Road Works</a></li>
  281. <li><a href="http://tools.wmflabs.org/geohack/geohack.php?pagename=Branston&amp;params=52.856748_N_-0.785083_E_region:GB_type:city(22182)">GeoHack</a> (<i>Links to on-line maps and location specific services.</i>)<p></p></li>
  282. <li>All places within the same township/parish shown on a <a href="/cgi-bin/showmap?CCC=LEI,GR=SK819295,T=PP" rel="nofollow">Google</a> map.</li>
  283. <li>Nearby townships/parishes shown on a <a href="/cgi-bin/showmap?CCC=LEI,GR=SK819295,T=NP" rel="nofollow">Google</a> map.</li>
  284. <li>Nearby places shown on a <a href="/cgi-bin/showmap?CCC=LEI,GR=SK819295,T=AP" rel="nofollow">Google</a> map.</li>
  285. </ul>
  286. </div>
  287. </div>
  288. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-military-history" >
  289. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="MilitaryHistory">Military History</a></h2>
  290. <div class="field field-name-field-military-history field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>Inside St. Guthlac Church is a plaque listing the names of four men who died in World War One.</p>
  291. <p>In a sheltered area built in to the churchyard wall, there stands a wooden cross with carved Christ on stone plinth with inscription. This memorial lists the five men who died in World War One.</p>
  292. </div></div></div>
  293. </div>
  294. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-military-records" >
  295. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="MilitaryRecords">Military Records</a></h2>
  296. <div class="field field-name-field-military-records field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <p>The men listed on the churchyard memorial are:</p>
  297. <table class="gki_tbl_border gki_tbl_centre" style="width:85%"><tbody><tr><th><i>Name</i></th>
  298. <th><i>Rank</i></th>
  299. <th><i>Unit</i></th>
  300. <th><i>Died</i></th>
  301. </tr><tr><td>Harry BEMROSE</td>
  302. <td>sergeant</td>
  303. <td>8th Btn., Leics Regt.</td>
  304. <td>03 May 1917</td>
  305. </tr><tr><td>George GROSS</td>
  306. <td>private</td>
  307. <td>7th Btn., Leics Regt.</td>
  308. <td>14 Oct. 1918</td>
  309. </tr><tr><td>Derrick HOLLIS</td>
  310. <td>Lieutenant</td>
  311. <td>East Kent Regt.</td>
  312. <td>Not found in CWGC database.</td>
  313. </tr><tr><td>John Pryor Puxon PEREGRINE</td>
  314. <td>Lieutenant</td>
  315. <td>1st Btn., East Yorks. Regt.</td>
  316. <td>1 July 1916</td>
  317. </tr><tr><td>John Thomas THORNTON</td>
  318. <td>sergeant</td>
  319. <td>7th Btn., Lincs. Regt.</td>
  320. <td>3 July 1916</td>
  321. </tr></tbody></table></div></div></div>
  322. </div>
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  324. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Politics">Politics and Government</a></h2>
  325. <div class="field field-name-field-politics-and-government field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The parish was in the Framland Hundred (Wapentake) in the northern division of the county.<br />
  326.  </li>
  327. <li>This parish was an "ancient parish" of Leicestershire and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.<br />
  328.  </li>
  329. <li>On 1 April, 1936, this parish was abolished and the territory merged into the Croxton Kerrial Civil Parish. You can visit the <a href="http://www.croxtonkerrialandbranstonparishcouncil.org.uk/">council site</a>, but they will do <b>no</b> family history lookups for you. There is, however, a nice picture of a road tending up toward the church.<br />
  330.  </li>
  331. </ul></div></div></div>
  332. </div>
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  334. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="PoorHouses">Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.</a></h2>
  335. <div class="field field-name-field-poor-houses-poor-law-etc- field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, this parish became part of the <a href="/big/eng/LEI/MeltonMowbray/mowbrayPLU">Melton Mowbray Poorlaw Union</a>.<br />
  336.  </li>
  337. <li>Bastardy cases would be heard in the Belvoir petty session hearings.<br />
  338.  </li>
  339. </ul></div></div></div>
  340. </div>
  341. <div class="panel-pane pane-entity-field pane-node-field-population" >
  342. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Population">Population</a></h2>
  343. <div class="field field-name-field-population field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <blockquote>
  344. <table class="gki_tbl_border gki_tbl_centre" style="width:22%"><tbody><tr><th style="width:10%"> <i>Year</i></th>
  345. <th><i>Inhabitants</i></th>
  346. </tr><tr><td>1801</td>
  347. <td>209</td>
  348. </tr><tr><td>1821</td>
  349. <td>282</td>
  350. </tr><tr><td>1841</td>
  351. <td>333</td>
  352. </tr><tr><td>1851</td>
  353. <td>317</td>
  354. </tr><tr><td>1881</td>
  355. <td>247</td>
  356. </tr><tr><td>1901</td>
  357. <td>221</td>
  358. </tr><tr><td>1911</td>
  359. <td>222</td>
  360. </tr><tr><td>1921</td>
  361. <td>218</td>
  362. </tr><tr><td>1931</td>
  363. <td>249</td>
  364. </tr></tbody></table></blockquote>
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  366. </div>
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  368. <h2 class="pane-title"><a id="Schools">Schools</a></h2>
  369. <div class="field field-name-field-schools field-type-text-long field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"> <ul><li>The Public Elementary School was built in 1843 for 46 children.<br />
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  404. html: '<div id="cccwr"><div id="ccc-state" class="ccc-pause"><div id="ccc-icon"><button><span>Cookie Control</span></button></div><div class="ccc-widget"><div class="ccc-outer"><div class="ccc-inner"><h2>Cookie Control</h2><div class="ccc-content"><p class="ccc-intro"></p><div class="ccc-expanded"></div><div id="ccc-cookies-switch" style="background-position-x: 0;"><a id="cctoggle" href="#" style="background-position-x: 0;" name="cctoggle"><span id="cctoggle-text">Cookies test</span></a></div><div id="ccc-implicit-warning">(One cookie will be set to store your preference)</div><div id="ccc-explicit-checkbox"><label><input id="cchide-popup" type="checkbox" name="ccc-hide-popup" value="Y" /> Do not ask me again<br /></label> (Ticking this sets a cookie to hide this popup if you then hit close. This will not store any personal information)</div><p class="ccc-about"><small><a href="http://www.civicuk.com/cookie-law" target="_blank">About this tool</a></small></p><a class="ccc-icon" href="http://www.civicuk.com/cookie-law" target="_blank"title="About Cookie Control">About Cookie Control</a><button class="ccc-close">Close</button></div></div></div><button class="ccc-expand">read more</button></div></div></div>',
  405. position: 'right',
  406. shape: 'diamond',
  407. startOpen: false,
  408. autoHide: 10000,
  409. onAccept: function(cc){cookiecontrol_accepted(cc)},
  410. onReady: function(){},
  411. onCookiesAllowed: function(cc){cookiecontrol_cookiesallowed(cc)},
  412. onCookiesNotAllowed: function(cc){cookiecontrol_cookiesnotallowed(cc)},
  413. countries: '',
  414. subdomains: true,
  415. cookieName: 'genuki_cookiecontrol',
  416. iconStatusCookieName: 'ccShowCookieIcon',
  417. consentModel: 'implicit'
  418. });
  419. });
  420. </script>
  421. <script>function cookiecontrol_accepted(cc) {
  422. cc.setCookie('ccShowCookieIcon', 'no');jQuery('#ccc-icon').hide();
  423. ccAddHtmlClass();
  424. }</script>
  425. <script>function cookiecontrol_cookiesallowed(cc) {
  426. ccAddHtmlClass();
  427. }</script>
  428. <script>function cookiecontrol_cookiesnotallowed(cc) {
  429. }</script>
  430. </body>
  431. </html>

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The Content-Type was text/html with utf-8 specified as the charset. Used the HTML parser.

Total execution time 3352 milliseconds.


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