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Description and Travel

Tallington is both a village and parish 90 miles north of London and it lies between Stamford and Market Deeping on the A16 trunk road, only 3.5 miles southwest of Market Deeping. The parish is bounded on the west side by Uffington parish and on the east by West Deeping parish. Northamptonshire lies to the south, across the River Welland. The parish covers about 2,775 acres.

The village sits on the north bank of the River Welling. If you are planning a visit:


Archives and Libraries



The Lincolnshire Family History Society has published surname indexes on fiche or in booklet form for each of these census years under the title "Stamford". These are available by credit card from the Federation of Family History Societies Bookstore with worldwide shipping. Please note that these are SURNAME indexes only, and do not show first names, age or relationships.

LDS Film/Fiche No. Piece No. LFHS Surname Index
1841 0438759 H.O. 107 / 623 Fiche
1851 0087722 H.O. 107 / 2094 Booklet
1861 0542952 R.G. 9 / 231x Fiche
1871 0839343 R.G. 10 / 3310 Booklet or Fiche
1881 1341762 R.G. 11 / 319x
1891 6097664, 3 fiche R.G. 12 / 2554 Booklet or Fiche

Church History

Saint Lawrence Church


Church Records


Civil Registration






Military History

Michael PECK provides us with: "There are 2 memorials, one general and one a named individual, all memorials and the Roll of Honour relate to WW1" both of which are in St. Lawrence Church.


Military Records

General Memorial - In memory of the men of the parish of Tallington who gave their lives in the Great war 1914 - 1918.

  1. Lieut Oswald Carr Fiennes Elliott 10th Batt The Gordon Highlanders
  2. Corporal Donald Howard King 1/4th Batt Northamptonshire Regt
  3. Lce Cpl William Harold Wass 1/1st Lincolnshire Yeomanry
  4. Private Robert French 3rd Batt Lincolnshire Regt
  5. Private William Robert Gray 1st Batt Middlesex Regt
  6. Private James Herbert Jarvis 11th Batt Middlesex Regt.

Individual Memorial - Remember before God William Harold Wass who was killed in Palestine on December 3rd 1917 aged 21 years.

Roll of Honour -

  1. Burgoin Sergt Lawrence
  2. Burgoin Sergt Reginald
  3. Cave Private Charles W.
  4. Dunthorne Shoeing Smith George
  5. Elliott Private Douglas
  6. Elliott Lieut John B
  7. Elliott Lieut Oswald (Killed)
  8. French Private Robert (Dead)
  9. Goodliffe Sergt Major Albert
  10. Goodliffe Private Frank
  11. Goodliffe Private George
  12. Goodliffe Private John
  13. Goodliffe Private James (Prisoner of War)
  14. Goodliffe Private William
  15. Gray Private Albert Edward
  16. Gray Private Walter H
  17. Gray Private William (Missing)
  18. Gray Corporal James
  19. Harrison Private George
  20. Hillard Private Percy
  21. Jarvis Private Fred
  22. Jarvis Private James Herbert
  23. Mansell Sapper Alec
  24. Petch Private William
  25. Pycock Private Robert
  26. Skerritt Sergt Arthur
  27. Taylor Milt Ord Harry
  28. Taylor 1stAM George
  29. Taylor Corp Sergt Ralph
  30. Wass Lance Corpl Willie
  31. Wilson Shoe Smith Joseph
  32. Wright Private Cecil
  33. Wright Private John

For a photograph of the War Memorial plaques and the list of names on them, see the Roll of Honour site.


Names, Geographical


Politics and Governance


Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.



    Year  Inhabitants
1801 236
1831 220
1841 245
1871 258
1881 245
1891 253
1901 238
1911 210
1921 236



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