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Population

 

The number of inhabitants has evolved over historical events and industrial modernization. The figure of 3,000 people was exceeded in the 19th century and is currently just over 2,000 inhabitants.

People of Picardy are described brave and true to their origins by scholars in the 18th century.This is especially true for the people of Vignacourt. They faced several attacks in the village, especially in the 17th century and they crossed several wars. The church was destroyed several times and always rebuilt by the will of its inhabitants.

The natives of Vignacourt are discribed by a british soldier during the war, like particularly friendly and helpful.

 

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Country of smugglers

Vignacourt was for long associated at the country of smugglers due to the bargaining of salt or tobacco. This has not started before the 1st ww but before the French revolution.

Several locals peoples plied his trade has fish merchant and done also smuggling.It was easy for them to have salt and tobacco.

Several residents have been sentenced M. Louis NOIRET in 1748, M. Louis NOYE IN 1748...