Carlton, Little (St. Edith)

CARLTON, LITTLE (St. Edith), a parish, in the union of Louth, Marsh division of the hundred of Louth-Eske, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 7 miles (E. S. E.) from Louth; containing 136 inhabitants. It comprises 1006a. 1r. 37p., of which 621 acres are arable, and 383 pasture; about 400 acres were inclosed a few years ago. Uphall, a large ancient mansion, stands a little west of the village. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £5. 16. 10½., and in the gift of John Forster, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £195. 5., and the glebe consists of 16 acres. The church is a neat small edifice, erected about twelve years ago on the site of a forme one.

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

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