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Census

  • The parish was in the Brigg sub-district of the Glanford Brigg Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known (contributed by Keith DOREY):
Census
Year
Piece No.
1841H.O. 107 / 631
1851H.O. 107 / 2116
1861R.G. 9 / 2399
1871R.G. 10 / 3430
1881R.G. 11 / 3285
1891R.G. 12 / 2626 & 2629
1901R.G. 13 / 3103
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint John the Evangelist.
  • The church was built in the 13th century. The present building may be the second church built on this site.
  • The church was restored about 1878 and seats 90 people.
  • There is a photograph of the Anglican parish church on the Wendy PARKINSON Church Photos web site.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of St. John's Church on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2006.
  • Here is a photograph St. John's Church supplied by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

 

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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1562.
  • There is a monument in the churchyard to Joseph WILSON who died between the first and second Boer Wars. We do not believe this is a war monument.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Yarborough 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 Brigg sub-district of the Glanford Brigg 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

Croxton (or Cruxton) is located about 165 miles north of London and 7 miles north-east of Brigg. Ulceby parish is to the north-east. The parish covers just over 1,500 acres.

If you are planning a visit:

  • The village and parish are just a mile north of the Humberside International Airport.
  • By automobile, take the M180 motorway east out of Brigg or the A180 trunk road west out of Grimsby.
  • Visit our touring page for more sources.
You can see pictures of Croxton which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Croxton 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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History

  • "Yarborough Camp" is a large entrenchment on an elevation near the village. Roman coins have been found on the spot.
  • In 1930 a large part of the parish was woodland.
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Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TA094124 (Lat/Lon: 53.596763, -0.348422), Croxton which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincolnshire and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • For governance, the parish was in the ancient Yarborough Wapentake in the Glanford (or North Lindsey) district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Croxton and Kirmington have a joint Parish Council which you may contact regarding civic or political issues. They are NOT staffed to do family history searches for you.
  • For today's district governance, see the North Lincolnshire Council website.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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Population

YearInhabitants
1801123
181186
182187
1831103
1841105
1871124
1881120
189196
1901118
1911119
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Schools