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Edlington, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Edlington, a parish in Lincolnshire, under the Wolds, adjacent to the river Bain, 2½ miles NW from Homcastle-station on the G.N.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Homcastle. Acreage, 2739; population, 199. Ediington Park is the seat of the Hassard-Shorts. The-living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £240. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a building of stone in the Gothic style.

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 parishEdlington St. Helen 
Poor Law unionHorncastle 

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 Edlington:

1560-1911 1561-18371561-1910

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Edlington from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN9
Post TownHorncastle