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Greetwell, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Greetwell, a parish in Lincolnshire, on the river Witham, 2 miles E from Lincoln city and railway station. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Lincoln. Acreage, 1227; population of the civil parish, 93; of ecclesiastical, 89. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross yearly value,, £46. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The church is a small building of white brick and ironstone.

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 parishGreetwell All Saints 
Poor Law unionLincoln 

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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 districtDN20
Post TownBrigg