Stickney, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Stickney, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stands 44 miles W from Eastville station on the East Lincolnshire section of the G.N.R., and 9 N by E of Boston, and has a post and money order office under Boston; telegraph office, East Kirkby. The parish comprises 2106 acres,, population, 641. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. The land is intersected with fen drains, and has navigation to Boston. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross value, £320 with residence. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and tower. There-are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels,and an endowed school, founded in 1678, with an income of about £76 a year

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

Administration

Ancient County Lincolnshire
Poor Law union Spilsby

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Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have made the Lincolnshire Parish Registers, 1538-1911 available to browse online.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

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


Maps

Online maps of Stickney are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online: