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Spittlegate, Houghton, and Walton, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Spittlegate, Houghton, and Walton, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Grantham parish, Lincolnshire, adjacent to Grantham. Acreage of township, 2261; population, 6246. Extensive foundries are here, covering an area of about 17 acres, and giving employment to about 1500 workpeople. There are also two breweries, some mailings, ironworks, a corn mill, and some brickfields. See GRANTHAM.

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 
Civil parishGrantham 
Poor Law unionGrantham 
WapentakeWinnibriggs and Threo 

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

Church Records

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1842-1900 1843-1903 

Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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