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East Halton, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Halton, East, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stands about a mile from the Humber, 2 miles E from Thornton Abbey station on the M.S. & L.R., and 7 ESE from Barton-on-Humber; is a long, irregularly-built place, and has a post office under Ulceby; money order office, Goxhill; telegraph office, Ulceby. The parish extends to Halton Skitter Creek, and comprises 3325 acres; population, 505. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £150. Patron, the Earl of Yarborough. The church is ancient but good, and has a tower. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishEast Halton St. Peter 
Poor Law unionGlandford-Brigg 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Lincolnshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDN40
Post TownImmingham