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Harmston, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

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.

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 parishHarmston All Saints 
Poor Law unionLincoln 
WapentakeBoothby-Graffo 

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


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Harmston 1563-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Harmston:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1563-18701755-17821563-19111563-1911

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Harmston from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Harmston are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online:

DistrictNorth Kesteven
CountyLincolnshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtLN5
Post TownLincoln