Elkington, North (St. Helen)

ELKINGTON, NORTH (St. Helen), a parish, in the union of Louth, Wold division of the hundred of Louth-Eske, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 4¼ miles (N. W.) from Louth; containing 91 inhabitants. It comprises 991a. 2r. 25p.; the soil is chalk, of which there are some pits for dressing the land. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £4. 19. 4½.; patron and impropriator, the Rev. William Smyth: the great tithes have been commuted for £159. 9., and the vicarial for £99. 17.; the glebe comprises nearly 6½ acres. The church is very small.

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

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