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Eastville, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Eastville, a parochial township in Lincolnshire, on the East Lincoln branch of the G.N.R., near Bellwater Drain, 7½ miles S from Spilsby. It has a railway station, and a post and money order office at New Leake, under Boston; telegraph office, the railway station. Acreage, 2749; population of the township, 342; of the ecclesiastical parish, 1197. The surface is fenny. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, £287, in the gift of the Bishop of Lincoln. The church is a modern building of brick. New Leake, a portion of the parish of Leake, is for ecclesiastical purposes included in Eastville. The parochial township of Midville is also for ecclesiastical purposes consolidated with Eastville.

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 
Poor Law unionSpilsby 

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 Eastville:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1840-1890   

Directories & Gazetteers

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictEast Lindsey
CountyLincolnshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE22
Post TownBoston