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Yarborough or Yarburgh, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Yarborough or Yarburgh, a parish, with a village, in Lincolnshire, 4½ miles NNE of Louth station on the G.N.R. It has a post office under Louth; money order and telegraph office, Louth. Acreage, 1330; population, 189. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross value, £300 with residence. The church is ancient, in the Perpendicular style. 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 parishYarborough St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionLouth 

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

Church Records

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1565-1911 1562-19111563-1910

Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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