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Holton le Clay, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Holton-le-Clay, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stands near the East Lincolnshire branch of the G.N.R., 4½ miles S by E from Great Grimsby, and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Grimsby; money order office, Tetney; telegraph office, Waltham. Acreage of parish, 1516; population, 306. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £106. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was repaired and partly rebuilt in 1850, and reseated in 1868; it has a Saxon tower. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist 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 parishHolton-Le-Clay St. Peter 
Poor Law unionLouth 

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

Church Records

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1753-1911 1754-18371753-1911

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDN36
Post TownGrimsby