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Great Steeping, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Steeping, Great, a parish, with a village, in Lincolnshire, on the river Steeping, 1½ mile NNW of Firsby station on the East Lincolnshire section of the G.N.R., and 3 miles ESE of Spilsby. It has a post office under Spilsby; money order office, Spilsby; telegraph office, Firsby railway station. Acreage, 1746; population, 225. The manor, with most of the land, belongs to the Earl of Ancaster. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Firsby, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church, erected in 1891, is a building of red brick and stone, consisting of chancel and nave only. The old church, a small building of sandstone and brick, is now used only for funerals. There are Baptist and Wesleyan 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 parishSteeping All Saints 
Poor Law unionSpilsby 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtPE23
Post TownSpilsby