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Census

  • The parish was in the North East sub-district of the Lincoln Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Census
Year
Piece No.
1841H.O. 107 / 629
1861R.G. 9 / 2363
1871R.G. 10 / 3375
1891R.G. 12 / 2596
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Cuthbert.
  • The church was rebuilt in 1858.
  • The church seats 110.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of St. Cuthbert's Church on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2005.
  • David HITCHBORNE also has a photograph of St. Cuthbert's Church on Geo-graph, taken in June, 2004.
  • Here is a photo of St. Cuthbert's church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

 

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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1685.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has a Loan Library service which has the parish registers on microfiche for Baptisms from 1685 to 1811 and Marriages from 1685 to 1812.
  • The LFHS has published several marriage indexes for the Lawres Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.
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Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the North East sub-district of the Lincoln Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.
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Description & Travel

Brattleby is a parish and small town north-northwest of Lincoln. To the south is Aisthorpe parish. The parish covers just over 1,100 acres and is a long, thin band running west to east.

If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the B1398 arterial road north out of Lincoln and through Scampton to get to the village.
  • Ian S. has a photograph of the Village Sign on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2014.
  • Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Brattleby which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Brattleby has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Manors

  • Brattleby Hall was held by the DE la HAYE family during the reign of Henry I.
  • Brattleby Hall was the residence of Philip Chetwood WRIGHT in 1900.
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Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK949810 (Lat/Lon: 53.317435, -0.576903), Brattleby which are provided by:

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Military History

  • According to the Traces of War website, the St. Cuthbert's churchyard has one Commonwealth war grave from WWII.
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Military Records

For a photograph of the Brattleby War Memorial plaques outside the church and the names on htem, see the Roll of Honour site.

Richard CROFT has a photograph of the Captain Guy CHICHESTER memorial on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2009.

Commonweath War Grave, World War II:

  • Clare Arthur CONNOR D.F.C., flying officer, RAF 83 Sqdn., age 26, died 4 Nov. 1940. Son of Arthur and Grace CONNOR, Husb. of Betty Cave CONNOR.
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Politics & Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincolnshire and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the ancient Lawress Wapentake in the West Lindsey division of the county, in the parts of Lindsey.
  • You can contact the local Parish Council regarding civic or political issues, but they are NOT staffed or funded to assist you with family history questions.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, the parish became part of the Lincoln Poor Law Union.
  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Bail and Close (Lincoln) petty session hearings.
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Population

YearInhabitants
1801123
1831154
1851169
1861153
1871122
1881148
1891138
1901148
1911127
1921108
1931104
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Schools

  • A Church of England School was built in 1871 to hold up to 40 children.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.