Barkstone or Barkston le Willows, Lincolnshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Barkstone-in-the-Willows St. Nicholas|
|Poor Law union||Newark|
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 Barkston:
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Barkstone or Barkston le Willows from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Barkstone-in-the-Willows (St. Nicholas))
Online maps of Barkstone or Barkston le Willows 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: