Harmston, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stand's on an eminence, with an extensive view, 6 miles S from Lincoln, and has a station on a branch of the G.N.R. from Lincoln to Grantham. It has a post office under Lincoln; telegraph office at the railway station; money order office, Navenby. The parish comprises 2571 acres; population, 328. Harmston Hall is the residence of the Morton family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, £97 with residence. The church is ancient, with a tower, was partially rebuilt in 1868, and contains monuments of the Thorolds. There are Wesleyan and Reformed Methodist chapels. Hannsworth. See HARMONDSWORTH. Hamham, a township in Bolam parish, Northumberland, 8 miles SW of Morpeth and 3½ from Angerton station on the North British railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bolam. Acreage, 701; population, 56. Harnham Castle was the seat of the Babingtons, one of whom was governor of Berwick in the time of Charles II.; it was a place of great strength, situated on a height, defended by a morass, a steep glacis, and a high range of sandstone rocks, and portions of the earthwork still remain.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Harmston All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Lincoln|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Harmston 1563-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Harmston from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Harmston (All Saints))
Online maps of Harmston are available from a number of sites:
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
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- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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