Carlton Castle, Lincolnshire
Carlton-Castle, a parish in Lincolnshire, 2½ miles N of Authorpe station on the G.N.R., and 5 SE of Louth, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Louth. Acreage, 471; population, 27. A populous market-town was formerly here, enjoying many privileges. Sir Hugh Bardolph held the manor in the time of Henry I., and had a castle on one of three artificial mounds called the Castle hills. The living is a discharged rectory, united to that of Little Carlton; the tithes of the consolidated rectory are commuted at £199, and there are about 100 acres of glebe, situated in different parishes. The church is a small building in the Perpendicular style.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Castle Carlton Holy Cross|
|Poor Law union||Louth|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Castle Carlton:
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Carlton Castle from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Carlton, Castle (Holy Cross))
Online maps of Carlton Castle 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: