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Epworth - North Lincolnshire



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Place-Name

The
Doomsday Book (1086)
referred to the village as "Epeurde".

Other names - for the village include "Appewrd" and "Epeward" .

The name - can be translated to "Eppe" meaning a side valley and "worth" meaning a farm settlement , "Appewrd" may indicate a Danish influence - "appe" meaning a bog or swamp.
   

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Origins
If anyone has any informaion about the origins of Epworth please email us.


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Population Through The Years
Date
Population
1801
1431
1811
1504
1821
1763
1831
1825
1841
1843
1851
1944
1861
2097
1871
2295
1881
2178
1891
1890
1901
1829
1911
1836
1921
1822
1931
1795
1951
1907
1961
1975
1971
2250
1981
3094
1991
3359


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Museums

The Old Smithy & Heritage Centre - Tel: 01427 728361


Open Sunday & Bank Holidays from May - September :-
2:00pm - 5:00pm


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Trade Directories Through The Years

Whites Trade Directory 
Kellys Trade Directory

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