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Waddington, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Waddington, a parish, with a village, in Lincolnshire, with a station on the G.N.R., 4 miles S of Lincoln. It has a post office under Lincoln; telegraph office, Harmston. Acreage, 3333; population, 695. There is a parish council of seven members and a chairman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £420 with residence. Patron, Lincoln College, Oxford. The church is a building of stone in the Early English style, and has been restored. There are Wesleyan and Free 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 parishWaddington St. Michael 
Poor Law unionLincoln 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Waddington 1563-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Waddington:

1675-1911 1675-19111675-1911

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Waddington from the following:


Online maps of Waddington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictNorth Kesteven
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN5
Post TownLincoln