Hameringham (All Saints)

HAMERINGHAM (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Horncastle, hundred of Hill, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 3¾ miles (E. S. E.) from Horncastle; containing 171 inhabitants, and comprising 1179 acres. The living is a discharged rectory, with that of Scrayfield united, valued in the king's books at £8. 14. 2., and in the gift of the family of Coltman: on the inclosure of the parish, an allotment comprising 200 acres of land was made in lieu of tithes. The church is a very ancient structure, with a curious font sculptured with armorial bearings.

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

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