Hainton, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Hainton, a parish in Lincolnshire, on the Wolds, 5 miles NE from Wragby, and 1 ½ mile NW from South Willingham station on the G.N.R. It has a post, money order, and tele-.graph office under Lincoln. Acreage, 2324; population, 297. The manor, with Hainton Hall-a large mansion standing In a park of 145 acres-and all the land, belongs to the Heneages, and has belonged to them since the time of Henry III. Roman coins have been found. The living is a vicarage, united with Sixhills, in the diocese of Lincoln; joint gross value, £226 with residence. The church includes some Saxon portions, is in good condition, consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with tower and lofty spire, and contains monuments of the Heneages. There is a Roman Catholic chapel, which was erected in 1836.

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Hainton (St. Mary) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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