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North Coates, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Coates, North, a parish in Lincolnshire, on the coast, 3½ miles ENE of North Thoresby station on the G.N.R., and 9 NNE of Louth. It has a post office under Grimsby; money order and telegraph office, Marshchapel. Acreage, 2348 of land and 1334 of tidal water and foreshore; population, 262. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, £328. Patron, the Duchy of Lancaster. The church is a plain building of stone in the Early English style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishNorth Coates St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionLouth 

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

Church Records

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1659-1911 1705-19111702-1812

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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