Bishop Norton, Lincolnshire
Bishop-Norton, a township and a parish in Lincolnshire. The township lies on the river Anchoime, near Ermine Street, 6 miles SSE of Kirton-Lindsey station on the M.S. & L.R., and 9 WNW of Market-Raisen. It has a post office under Kirton-Lindsey (R.S.O.), which is the telegraph office; money order office, Glentham. Acreage, 2449; population of the civil parish, 321; of the ecclesiastical, with Atterby, 422. The parish includes also the township of Atterby. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln, with that of Atterby annexed; joint gross yearly value, £355, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The church is good. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels. Norton Place, a fine country seat, stands in a well-wooded park of 150 acres, about Ij mile SW of the village.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bishop's Norton St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Caistor|
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 Bishop Norton:
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Bishop Norton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Norton, Bishop's (St. Peter))
Online maps of Bishop Norton 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:
- Grantham Journal
- Grimsby Daily Telegraph
- Lincolnshire Chronicle
- Lincolnshire Echo
- Lincolnshire Free Press
- Louth and North Lincolnshire Advertiser
- Stamford Mercury