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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 / 2383
1871 R.G. 10 / 3404
1881 R.G. 11 / 3263
1891 R.G. 12 / 2608
1901 R.G. 13 / 3084


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


Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew.
  • The church is of Saxon and Early Norman origin.
  • The church was built in the 11th century.
  • The church was rebuilt in 1866.
  • The church seats about 60.
  • 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):

St. Andrew's Church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1711 for baptisms and burials, and from 1756 for marriages.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes for the Louthesk Deanery to make your search easier.
  • A United Methodist chapel was built here in 1861. For information and assistance in researching these chapels, see our non-conformist religions page.
  • Alex McGREGOR has a photograph of the former Methodist Chapel on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2014.
  • 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

Stewton is a village and a parish about 2 miles east of Louth in the Lincolnshire Wolds. The parish covers about 1,000 acres.

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Historical Geography

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


Names, Geographical

  • In the 1086 Domesday Book, the village is given as Stivetone.

Politics and 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 Wold Division of the ancient Louth Eske Wapentake in the East Lindsey district of the parts of Lindsey.
  • The parish is small enough to get by with just a Parish Meeting to deal with civil or political issues, and they do not have a formal Parish Council.
  • For today's district governance, see the East Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.



Year Inhabitants
1801 45
1831 69
1841 55
1871 99
1881 101
1891 112
1901 100
1911 106