Gayton le Marsh, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Gayton-le-Marsh, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on a stream which runs to the sea at Saltfleet, 3 miles NE of Authorpe station on the G.N.R., and 5 N by W of Alford. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Alford. Acreage, 2279 ; population, 251. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross yearly value, £427 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a building of brick and stone in the Early English style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Old maps of Gayton le Marsh are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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