- The civil 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:
|1841||H.O. 107 / 630|
|1851||H.O. 107 / 2111|
|1861||R.G. 9 / 2382|
|1871||R.G. 10 / 3403|
|1891||R.G. 12 / 2608|
|1901||R.G. 13 / 3084|
- The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Helen.
- The church was rebuilt in 1861 of brick and stone.
- It is a small church, seating only 60.
- The church was declared redundant in April, 1996, by the Diocese of Lincoln.
- Here is a photo of St. Helen's, taken by Ron Cole (who retains the copyright):
- The Anglican parish register dates from 1679.
- We have the very beginning of a Parish Register Extract in a text file. It could benefit from your additions and any corrections.
- The National Burial Index lists 267 burials in Little Cawthorpe between 1813 and 1900.
- The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Louthesk Deanery to make your search easier.
- A Wesleyan Methodist chapel was built here in 1848. The Free Methodists built a chapel here in 1872. For information and assistance in researching these chapels, see our non-conformist religions page.
- Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.
- 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.
This village and parish are just 3 miles south-east of Louth, on the eastern side of the Wolds. Legbourne parish sits to the north-east and Haugham parish to the south-west. The parish covers about 460 acres and contains several natural springs.
If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, take the A157 trunk road south-east out of Louth for about two miles. The village is just south of the roadway.
- See our touring page for more sources.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Little Cawthorpe to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Little Cawthorpe has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF357840 (Lat/Lon: 53.335793, 0.037165), Little Cawthorpe which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
John READMAN has a photograph of the War Memorial on the Geo-graph site, taken in May, 2003.
- This place was an ancient parish in the county of Lincoln and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
- The parish was in the ancient Calceworth Wapentake in the East Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
- Some directories of the 1900s place the parish was in the ancient Louthesk Hundred.
- For today's district governance, see the East Lindsey District Council.
Year Inhabitants 1801 98 1831 137 1841 196 1871 204 1881 167 1891 146 1901 140 1911 141 1921 131 1931 111