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North Scarle, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Scarle, North, a parish, with a village, in Lincolnshire, 2½ miles NNW of Swinderby station on the Nottingham and Lincoln branch of the M.R., and 10 WSW of Lincoln. It has a post office under Newark; money order and telegraph office, Collingham. Acreage, 2020; population, 482. There is a parish council which consists of five members. The manor belongs to the Falkner family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £195 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient Norman building, some portions of which are said to date from the reign of William Rufus. There are Free Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, and a small charity estate.

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 Scarle All Saints 
Poor Law unionNewark 

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 North Scarle:

1571-1865 1561-18371597-1901

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for North Scarle from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online:

DistrictNorth Kesteven
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN6
Post TownLincoln