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East Barkwith, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Barkwith, East, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, 3¼ miles NE of Wragby on the G.N.R. There is a post office under Lincoln, which is tho telegraph office; money order office, Hainton. Acreage, 1325; population, 323. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £317 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The church is good, and 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 parishEast Barkwith St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHorncastle 

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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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN8
Post TownMarket Rasen