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Evedon

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Census

  • The parish was in the Heckington sub-district of the Sleaford Registration District.
     
  • In 1891, after a district re-organization, this parish became part of the Sleaford sub-district of the Sleaford 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 / 618
1861R.G. 9 / 2345
1871R.G. 10 / 3352
1891R.G. 12 / 2579
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Mary.
     
  • The church was reduced in size in 1809 by taking down the north aisle.
     
  • The church was restored in 1898.
     
  • The church seats about 70 people.
     
  • The church is kept locked, except for services.
     
  • Here is a photo of St. Mary's Church, taken by Ron Cole (who retains the copyright):

 

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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1562.
     
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has a Loan Library service which has the parish registers on microfiche for Baptisms from 1729 to 1812 and Marriages from 1729 to 1812.
     
  • The LFHS has published several marriage and burial indexes for the Lafford 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 Heckington sub-district of the Sleaford Registration District.
     
  • In 1891, after a district re-organization, this parish became part of the Sleaford sub-district of the Sleaford Registration District.
     
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which started in July, 1837.
     
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Description & Travel

Evedon is both a village and a parish, just 2 miles east of Sleaford. Kirkby la Thorpe parish is just to the south. The parish is on a rise above the River Slea and covers just over 1,300 acres.

If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the A17 trunk road east out of Sleaford and turn north at Kirkby la Thorpe.
     
  • See our touring page for more sources.
     
You can see pictures of Evedon which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Evedon 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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Maps

  • See our "Maps" page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF098476 (Lat/Lon: 53.014009, -0.364695), Evedon 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 ancient Aswardhurn Wapentake in the North Kesteven division in the parts of Kesteven.
     
  • The parish was moved to the Flaxwell Wapentake in the North Kesteven district around 1835.
     
  • In April, 1931, this Civil Parish was abolished and amalgamated into the new Ewerby and Evedon Civil Parish.
     
  • For today's district governance, see the North Kesteven District Council.
     
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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Population

YearInhabitants
180186
184191
187171
188173
189190
190180
191178
192181
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Schools

  • In 1840, the parish was entitled to send children to Sleaford Grammar School. Two children were allowed to go to Ewerby parish school.
     
  • Later, the children of this parish attended schools in Ewerby and Kirkby-la-Thorpe.
     
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.