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Buslingthorpe, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Buslingthorpe, a parish in Lincolnshire, 2 miles NNW of Wickenby station on the M.S. & L.R., and 3 SW of Market Rasen. Post town, Market Rasen, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1407; population, 82. The living is a rectory annexed to Faldingworth in the diocese of Lincoln; joint net yearly value, £353, in the gift of a private patron and the governors of the Charterhouse three to two respectively. The church, originally a very ancient structure in the Early English style, was rebuilt in 1835. It contains a brass of 1310. The manor and lands belong to the Charterhouse, London.

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 
Poor Law unionCaistor 

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Church Records

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1761-1911 1767-19111760-1911

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictWest Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN3
Post TownLincoln