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Rand, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Rand, a township and a parish in Lincolnshire. The township lies on an affluent of the river Witham, 1¼ mile WNW of Wragby, and 2½ miles SE by E of Snelland station on the Hull and Lincoln branch of the M.S. & L.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Wragby. The parish contains also the township of Fulnetby. Area, 2120 acres; population, 128. The living is a rectory, with Fulnetby annexed, in the diocese of Lincoln; gross value, £343 with residence. The church is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, N aisle, vestry, and an embattled western tower. It contains a fine tomb of the 14th century, and some ancient brasses and monuments.

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 parishRand St. Oswald 
Poor Law unionLincoln 

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 districtLN8
Post TownMarket Rasen