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Cuxwold

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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.
1841H.O. 107 / 631
1851H.O. 107 / 2114
1861R.G. 9 / 2392
1871R.G. 10 / 3421
1881R.G. 11 / 3279
1891R.G. 12 / 2621
1901R.G. 13 / 3098
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Nicholas.
  • The church was restored in 1860.
  • The church is a small building, covered in ivy.
  • The church seats 86 persons.
  • A photograph of the Anglican parish church is at the Wendy PARKINSON English Church Photographs site.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of St. Nicholas Church on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2006.
  • John FIRTH has a photograph of the church interior on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2010.
  • Here is a photo of the church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright). followed by another photograph of the church interior (also by Ron COLE):

 

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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1683.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Westwold 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 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

This small village and parish lies about 10 miles southwest from Grimsby and just over 4 miles east of Caistor in the Lincolnshire Wolds. The parish covers about 1,700 acres.

If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the A46 trunk road west out of Grimsby and turn south at Swallow.
  • See our touring page for visitor services.
You can see pictures of Cuxwold which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cuxwold 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

  • Cuxwold Hall was erected in 1861 in the Tudor style.
  • In 1919, Cuxwold Hall was the residence of John Ernest SOWERBY.
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Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TA172010 (Lat/Lon: 53.49266, -0.234889), Cuxwold which are provided by:

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Military History

  • Cuxwold had a Royal Flying Corps emergency landing field in World War I.
  • There were no flights or missions out of this airfield.
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Politics & Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincoln county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the ancient Bradley Haverstoe Wapentake in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Kelly's 1900 Directory of Lincolnshire places the parish, perhaps erroneously, in the North Lindsey division of the county.
  • In April, 1936, the Civil Parish was abolished and all 1,590 acres were amalgamated into Swallow Civil Parish.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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Population

YearInhabitants
180172
181185
183179
184162
1871108
1881101
1891111
190179
191179
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Schools

  • A small parochial school was built here in 1862 for 41 children, but abandoned by 1910.
  • The children of this parish attended school in Rothwell parish.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.