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Great Carlton, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Carlton, Great, a parish in Lincolnshire, 3½ miles E of Legbourne station on the G.N.R., and 6 ESE of Louth, under which it has a post office of the name of Carlton; money order and telegraph office, Louth. Acreage, 2402; population, 245. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; gross yearly value, £360 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The church, rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1860, is a building of Ancaster stone in the Early English style, and there are a Wesleyan chapel and an endowed school. Carlton Lodge is a handsome mansion built in the Elizabethan style.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishCarlton St. John the Baptist 
HundredLouth-Eske 
Poor Law unionLouth 

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 Great Carlton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1561-19041759-18071553-19111561-1911

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictEast Lindsey
CountyLincolnshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtLN11
Post TownLouth