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Ludford Magna, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Ludford Magna, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stands near the end. of the Fosse Way, 6 miles E of Market Rasen station on the Hull and Lincoln branch of the M.S. & L.R. Post town, Market Rasen; money order office, Ludford Parva; telegraph office, Binbrook. The parish comprises 2712 acres; population of the civil parish, 313; of the ecclesiastical, with Ludford Parva, 709. Roman coins have been found. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of Ludford Parva, in the diocese of Lincoln; joint net value, £270. The church was rebuilt in 1858 at a cost of £2125, and is in the Decorated English style, and cruciform.

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 parishLudford Magna St. Peter 
Poor Law unionLouth 

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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