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West Deeping, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Deeping, West, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on the river Welland and the Tallington Canal, at the boundary with Northamptonshire, 1 mile ENE of Tallington station on the G.N.R., and 2½ miles WSW of Market Deeping, with a post office under Market Deepiug; telegraph office, Tallington station. Acreage, 1296; population, 265. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross yearly value, £400. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, and has a tower with lofty spire.

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 parishWest Deeping St. Michael 
Poor Law unionStamford 

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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DistrictSouth Kesteven
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtPE6
Post TownPeterborough