Hemingby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Hemingby, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on the river Bain, 4 miles NNW from Horncastle station on theG.N.R. Post town, Homcastle; money order and telegraph office, Banmber. Acreage, 2306; population, 401. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, £385. Patron, King's College, Cambridge. The church is plain but good, and consists of nave and chancel, with a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, an endowed free school, four endowed almshouses, and a small charity which is distributed in fuel.

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


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

Ancient County Lincolnshire
Ecclesiastical parish Hemingby St. Margaret
Poor Law union Horncastle
Wapentake Gartree

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Church Records

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