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Kinniard\'s Ferry (now Owston (Ferry)), Lincolnshire, England

Kinniard's Ferry (now Owston (Ferry)), Lincolnshire, England



 


Notes: Kinniard is a very old name for the ferry over the Trent and the castle which guarded it at what is now Owston (Ferry).



Kinnard is a coruption of King Edward.



In all ancient documents the ferry is called King's Ferry. It had this name in the 12th century. It might be that when Edward 'the Confessor' sought allies from Northumbria against southern opponents he arranged passage over the Trent at this place.

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Location : Latitude: 53.49049675, Longitude: -0.77539444


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Kinnard's Ferry (now Owston Ferry)
Kinnard's Ferry (now Owston Ferry)
From Read's History published 1858.



At this time Owston Ferry did not exist.

The settlement was known as Owston.

The ferry was East and West Kinnard's Ferry.
The King's Ferry, Owston (Ferry)
The King's Ferry, Owston (Ferry)
Kinnard and King's has been the name for this ferry over the Trent from early times. It is believed to be a contraction of King Edward's ferry. When Edward 'the Confessor sought help from his allies in Northumbria he may have effected a passage over the Trent at this place.

Documents
Map of Oystone, Kinard Castle and Kinard's Ferye in 1626

aka Owston (Ferry) and Kinnard
Map of Oystone, Kinard Castle and Kinard's Ferye in 1626 aka Owston (Ferry) and Kinnard
From Read's History published 1858.
Map of Owston (Ferry), Castle Hill, West and East Kinnard Ferry in 1857
Map of Owston (Ferry), Castle Hill, West and East Kinnard Ferry in 1857

Birth

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 Shores, Susanna  Abt 1814Kinniard's Ferry (now Owston (Ferry)), Lincolnshire, England I479748278