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Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Donington-Upon-Baine, a parish in Lincolnshire, on the river Baine, 6¼ miles SW from Louth, with a station on the Louth and Lincoln branch of the G.N.R. It has a post and money order office, of the name of Donington-on-Baine, under Lincoln; telegraph office at railway station. Acreage, 1801; population, 432. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; value, £235 with residence. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style. There are Baptist, "Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, and Free Methodist chapels.

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN11
Post TownLouth