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Wickenby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Wickenby, a parish, with two hamlets, in Lincolnshire, with a station on the M. & S.R., 146 miles from London, and 5½ SSW of Market Rasen. There is a post office under Lincoln; money order and telegraph office, Wragby. Acreage, 2033; population, 232. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £300 with residence. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Perpendicular style, and has been restored. There is a Free Methodist 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 parishWickenby St. Peter and St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionLincoln 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

DistrictWest Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN3
Post TownLincoln