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Holton Beckering, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Holton Beckering, a parish in Lincolnshire, 2½ miles N by W from Wragby station on the G.N.R., and 3 E from Wickenby station½ on the M.S. & L.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Wragby. Acreage, 1889; population, 135. Beckering hamlet is 1 mile SE from the church. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value,, £309 with residence. The church, which is a fine building of stons in mixed styles, consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a western tower. The chancel was rebuilt and the other parts were restored in 1859, under the supervision of the late Sir G. G. Scott, R.A.

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 parishHolton All Saints 
Poor Law unionLincoln 
WapentakeWraggoe 

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


Church Records

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BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1660-1911 1657-19111661-1812

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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