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Weston, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Weston, a parish, with a village, in Lincolnshire, with a station on the Midland and Great Northern Joint railway, 97 miles from London, and 3 NE of Spalding. Post town, Spalding. Acreage, 5566; population, 808. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. There are three manors. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln, with Weston Hills annexed; net value, £230 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is of the 12th century and cruciform, and has a Perpendicular tower; the building was beautifully restored in 1885 at a large expense. There are Wesleyan chapels, and a chapel of ease at Weston Hills.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyLincolnshire 
Ecclesiastical parishWeston St. Mary 
Poor Law unionSpalding 
WapentakeElloe 

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


Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Weston St Mary 1562-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.

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

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1678-19111754-17911678-19111678-1911

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weston from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Weston 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:

DistrictSouth Holland
CountyLincolnshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE12
Post TownSpalding