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  • The parish was in the Louth 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:
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2111
1861 R.G. 9 / 2482
1871 R.G. 10 / 3404
1891 R.G. 12 / 2608
1901 R.G. 13 / 3084


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Haugham area or see them printed on a map.


Church History

  • In the 10th century a Benedictine priory was founded here by Hugh de ABRINOIS, the first Earl of Cheshire.
  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
  • The church was rebuilt in 1840.
  • This small church only seats about 80.
  • The Diocese of Lincoln declared this church redundant in May, 1981.
  • There is a photograph of All Saints Church on the Wendy PARKINSON Church Photos web site.
  • Here is a photo of All Saints Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

All Saints Church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1756 for marriages, 1771 for baptisms and 1776 for burials.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several Marriage indexes and a Burial index for the Louthesk Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Louth sub-district of the Louth Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

This village and parish lie 4 miles south of Louth. The parish is in the Wold Hills and covers about 1,900 acres.

If you are planning a visit:

  • The Prime Meridian runs right through the village.
  • By automobile, take the A16 south from Louth. The village will be on the right.
  • See our touring page for more sources.

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Ask for a calculation of the distance from Haugham to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Haugham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.




Military Records

For a photograph of the Haugham War Memorial Plaque in the church and the list of names on it, see the Roll of Honour site.


Names, Geographical

  • The name Haugham is found in the 1086 Domesday Book and means "high village".

Politics and 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 Louth Eske Wapentake in the East Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • For today's district governance, see the East Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.



Year Inhabitants
1801 70
1831 92
1841 111
1871 123
1881 132
1891 110
1901 130
1911 114


  • The children of this parish attended school in Tathwell parish.
  • See our Schools page for more information on researching school records.