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Census

  • The parish was in the Caistor sub-district of the Caistor Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 631
1861 R.G. 9 / 2392
1871 R.G. 10 / 3421
1891 R.G. 12 / 2621
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
  • The church was originally erected in 1140.
  • The church seats 80.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in June, 2005.
  • Here is a photo of the church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1812. Earler registers were lost to fire.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Westwold Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Kelly's 1913 Directory of Lincolnshire places the parish in the East Walshcroft rural deanery.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.
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Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Caistor sub-district of the Caistor 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

Croxby is a small village and a parish in the north of Lincolnshire, about 5 miles east of Caistor and 10 miles south-west from Grimsby. Thorganby parish is to the south-east and Cuxwold parish to the north. The parish only covers about 1,650 acres.

If you are planning a visit:

  • The village does not appear on most motoring maps. It is too small.
  • Check our resources on the transport page for bus services.
  • See our touring page for area resources.
You can see pictures of Croxby which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Croxby 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

  • John Donald COATES, a farmer, was the resident in Croxby Hall in 1912.
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Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF191983 (Lat/Lon: 53.467562, -0.207796), Croxby which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in county Lincoln and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the south division of the ancient Walshcroft Wapentake in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Kelly's 1913 Directory of Lincolnshire places the parish, perhaps erroneously, in the East Lindsey division of the county.
  • In April, 1936, this Civil Parish was abolished and all the land amalgamated into Thoresway Civil Parish.
  • 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, this parish became part of the Caistor Poor Law Union.
  • Bastardy cases would be heard at the Caistor petty session hearings every fourth Wednesday of the month.
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Population

Year Inhabitants
1801 57
1831 73
1841 106
1871 140
1881 127
1891 115
1911 119
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Schools