Waddington, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Waddington, a parish, with a village, in Lincolnshire, with a station on the G.N.R., 4 miles S of Lincoln. It has a post office under Lincoln; telegraph office, Harmston. Acreage, 3333; population, 695. There is a parish council of seven members and a chairman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £420 with residence. Patron, Lincoln College, Oxford. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style, and has been restored. There are Wesleyan and Free Methodist chapels.

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


Ancient County Lincolnshire
Poor Law union Lincoln
Wapentake Boothby-Graffo

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Waddington 1563-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.

Directories & Gazetteers

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


Online maps of Waddington 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: