Carlton, North

CARLTON, NORTH, a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 4½ miles (N. N. W.) from Lincoln; containing 178 inhabitants. The parish comprises about 1800 acres of land; and has a pleasant village, situated on the acclivity of a picturesque vale. North Carlton Hall, a large mansion in the Elizabethan style, was formerly a seat of the Monson family. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £35; patron, the Prebendary of Carlton in the Cathedral of Lincoln. The church was rebuilt about 80 years ago. The poor participate in the benefits of Monson's almshouses at Burton, and the free school at South Carlton.

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

Navigation

Preface
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z