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Tetford, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Tetford, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stands 6 miles NE by E of Horncastle on the G.N.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office. The parish comprises 1818 acres; population, 481. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Limestone is largely worked. There are traces of large ancient camps. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross value, about £300. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishTetford St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHorncastle 

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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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN9
Post TownHorncastle