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Barkstone or Barkston le Willows, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Barkstone or Barkston-le-Willows, a parish in Lincolnshire, 4 miles NNE of Grantham. It has a post office under Grantham, and a station on the G.N.R.; telegraph office, Honington (R.S.) Acreage, 2118; population, 47(i. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, £349 with residence. The church is ancient and interesting, and the parish possesses two or three useful charities.

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


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

Ancient CountyLincolnshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBarkstone-in-the-Willows St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionNewark 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSouth Kesteven
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG32
Post TownGrantham