Bucknall (St. Margaret)

BUCKNALL (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union of Horncastle, S. division of the wapentake of Gartree, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 6¾ miles (W. by S.) from Horncastle; containing 303 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Witham, and comprises 2471 acres, of which 108 are common or waste: the village is scattered. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 11. 10½., and in the patronage of Lord Monson: the tithes have been commuted for £330, and the glebe consists of 40 acres. There are places of worship for Primitive and Wesleyan Methodists.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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