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Winterton, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Winterton, a small town and a parish in Lincolnshire. The town stands 4 miles from Appleby station on the M.S. & L.R., and 9 NNW of Brigg. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office, and appears, from the discovery at it of pavements and other Roman relics, to occupy the site of a Roman settlement. It carries on the making of machines and agricultural implements. There are three good inns, a police station, an Oddfellows' hall, an Early English church with Norman tower, and Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels. The parish comprises 3818 acres; population, 1400. There is an urban district council consisting of twelve members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lincoln.

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 parishWinterton All Saints 
Poor Law unionGlandford-Brigg 

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Lincolnshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDN15
Post TownScunthorpe