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Snarford, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Snarford, a parish in Lincolnshire, 2 miles W of Snelland. station on the Hull and Lincoln branch of the M.S. & L.R., and 6½ SW by S of Market Rasen. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Market Rasen. Acreage, 1146; population, 105. The manor belongs to the Tichborne family, who are sole landowners. The living is a rectory annexed to Friesthorpe; joint net value, £199 with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Lincoln. The church, which is a small but ancient edifice of stone, in the Norman, Early Decorated, and Perpendicular styles, contains some fine monuments of the St Poll or St Paule family, and a good Perpendicular font.

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 parishSnarford St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionLincoln 

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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DistrictWest Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN8
Post TownMarket Rasen