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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bitchfield St. Mary Magdalene|
|Poor Law union||Grantham|
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 Bitchfield:
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Bitchfield from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Bitchfield (St. Mary Magdalene))
Online maps of Bitchfield 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: