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Stainton le Vale

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Census

  • The parish was in the Market Rasen sub-district of the Caistor 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 / 645
1861R.G. 9 / 2396
1871R.G. 10 / 3425
1891R.G. 12 / 2624
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew.
  • Some portions of the building date back to the early Norman period circa 1100.
  • The interior of the church was restored in 1885. In 1913, the roof was restored.
  • The church is a small building, seating only 90.
  • A photograph of St. Andrew's church is at the Wendy PARKINSON English Church Photographs site.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of St. Andrew's Church on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2006.
  • Here is a photo of Saint Andrew's Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

 

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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1765 for marriages and 1757 for baptisms and burials.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Westwold Deanery to make your search easier.
  • The Primitive Methodists built a small chapel here in 1894. For information and assistance in researching these chapels, see our non-conformist religions page.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.
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Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Market Rasen sub-district of the Caistor 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

Stainton-le-Vale (or "Stainton-le-Hole") is a small village and parish in the Wold Hills, about 6 miles north-east of Market Raisen and 6 miles south-east of Caistor. The parish covers just over 3,000 acres and includes the hamlet of Orford.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Stainton le Vale 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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Manors

  • Stainton Hall was occupied by Joseph DRAKES, a farmer, in 1912.
  • Kate NICOL has a photograph of Stainton Hall on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2009.
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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF174943 (Lat/Lon: 53.432856, -0.234833), Stainton le Vale which are provided by:

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Military History

  • Kate NICOL has a photograph of the War Memorial on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2009.
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Politics & Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincoln county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the southern division of the ancient Walshcroft Wapentake in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Kelly's 1913 Directory of Lincolnshire places the parish in the East Lindsey division of the county.
  • Today's district governance is provided by the West Lindsey District Council.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, this parish became part of the Caistor Poor Law Union.
  • Bastardy cases would be heard on the 1st Tuesday each month at the Market Rasen petty session hearings.
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Population

YearInhabitants
1801108
1831118
1841148
1871215
1891195
1901211
1911171
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Schools

  • A Public Elementary School was built here prior to 1911. It could hold up to 40 students.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.