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Bitchfield, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Bitchfield, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on the G.N.R., and 3 miles NW of Corby railway station, with a post office under Grantham; money order and telegraph office, Corby. Acreage, 1357; population, 161. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, £125 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lincoln. The church, an edifice of stone in the Gothic style, was restored in 1873.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyLincolnshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBitchfield St. Mary Magdalene 
Poor Law unionGrantham 
WapentakeBeltisloe 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Bitchfield:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1674-1911 1674-18381674-1910

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bitchfield from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Bitchfield are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online:

DistrictSouth Kesteven
CountyLincolnshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtNG33
Post TownGrantham