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Leverton, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Leverton, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stands 2½ miles from the coast, 3½ SE of Sibsey station on the G.N.R., and 5½ NE of Boston. It has a post office under Boston; money order and telegraph office, Old Leake. The parish contains also the hamlet of Outgate, and extends to the Wash. Acreage, 2972; population, 5 83. The New Hall is the seat of the Dawsons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £400 with residence. Patron, alternately the Lord Chancellor and the Booth family. The church, a building of stone of great beauty, is partly Late Decorated English, partly Perpendicular; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with S chapel and tower; and contains three canopied sedilia, a double row of chancel stalls, and an octagonal font-a crucifix remains at the E end and another on each gable of the chapel. There are Wesleyan chapels at Leverton and Outgate.

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 parishLeverton St. Helen 
Poor Law unionBoston 
WapentakeSkirbeck 

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


Church Records

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1562-19081754-18101562-19111562-1887

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Outgate
DistrictBoston
CountyLincolnshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE22
Post TownBoston