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Spridlington, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Spridlington, a parish in Lincolnshire, 6 miles W by N of Wickenby station on the Hull and Lincoln branch of the M.S. & L.R., and 9 NNE of Lincoln. It has a post office under Lincoln; money order office, Normanby-by-Spital; telegraph office, Welton. Acreage, 2298; population, 269. The manor belongs to the Nevile family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £269 with residence. The church, erected in 1875 at a cost of about £4000, is a plain rectangular building of stone in the Gothic 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 parishSpridlington St. Hilary 
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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DistrictWest Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN8
Post TownMarket Rasen