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

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Lincolnshire
Ecclesiastical parish Stickney St. Luke
Poor Law union Spilsby

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