Little Carlton, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Carlton, Little, a parish in Lincolnshire, 3 miles E of Legbourne station on the G.N.R., and 4 ½ ESE of Louth, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Louth. Acreage, 948; population of the civil parish, 135; of the ecclesiastical, with Castle Carlton, 165. The living is a rectory, with that of Castle Carlton annexed, in the diocese of Lincoln ; tithe commuted at £199 with residence, and about 100 acres of glebe situated in various parishes. The church is a small building in the Early English style. There is a Free Methodist 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 Little Carlton are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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