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Haugham

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Census

  • 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:
Census
Year
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
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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):

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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.
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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.
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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.
You can see pictures of Haugham which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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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.

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History

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Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF338815 (Lat/Lon: 53.313537, 0.006906), Haugham which are provided by:

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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.

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Names, Geographical

  • The name Haugham is found in the 1086 Domesday Book and means "high village".
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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.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

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

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