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Lissington, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Lissington, a parish in Lincolnshire, on a small tributary of the river Witham, 2½ miles NE of Wickenby station on the Hull and Lincoln branch of the M.S. & L.R., and 4 NNW of Wragby. It has a post office under Lincoln; money order and telegraph office, Wragby. Acreage, 1533; population, 220. The manor belongs to the Turnor family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £245 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of York. The church consists of nave and chancel, with bell-turret. There are Free Methodist and Wesleyan 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 parishLissington St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionCaistor 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictWest Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN3
Post TownLincoln