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Census

  • The parish was in the Withern sub-district of the Louth 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 / 636
1851H.O. 107 / 2111
1861R.G. 9 / 2379
1871R.G. 10 / 3399
1891R.G. 12 / 2606

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Church History

  • In 1175, a Premonstratensian Abbey was founded by Herbert de ORREBY in the hamlet of Hagnaby. All the buildings were gone by the 1800s.
  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew and located in Hannah.
  • The church is a small brick building with a wooden belfry.
  • The church seats 100.
  • There is a photograph of St. Andrew's Church on the Wendy PARKINSON Church Photos web site.
  • Here is a photo of St. Andrew's Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

 

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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1559.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Calcewaith and Candleshoe 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 Withern sub-district of the Louth 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

Hannah is a parish containing two small hamlets; Hannah and Hagnaby. The parish lies about 4 miles north-east of Alford, 2.5 miles from the North Sea and 15 miles south-east of Louth. The parish covers about 1,000 acres.

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You can see pictures of Hannah which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Hannah 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 TF500791 (Lat/Lon: 53.287846, 0.248995), Hannah which are provided by:

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Names, Geographical

  • The name Hannah appears in many old records as Hannay.
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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 Wold division of the ancient Calceworth Wapentake in the East Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • For today's district governance, see the East Lindsey District Council.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Richard BOWIS gave the parish £22 and the overseers used the annual interest to distribute bread to the poor.
  • After the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834, this parish became part of the Louth Poor Law Union.
  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Alford petty sessional hearings on alternate Tuesdays.
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Population

YearInhabitants
180183
181184
183197
1841122
1851114
1871124
189185
190183
191187
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Schools