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Whaplode Drove, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Whaplode Drove, an ecclesiastical district, with a village, in Whaplode parish, Lincolnshire, 2½ miles from Postland station on the G.N. and G.E. Joint railway. It has a post and money order office under Wisbech; telegraph office, Postland station. Population, 765. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £400 with residence. The church is a plain structure of brick.

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 parishWhaplode 
Poor Law unionHolbeach 

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Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSouth Holland
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtPE12
Post TownSpalding