Keal, West (St. Helen)

KEAL, WEST (St. Helen), a parish, in the union of Spilsby, W. division of the soke of Bolingbroke, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 3 miles (S. W. by W.) from Spilsby; containing 576 inhabitants. The parish comprises 2266 acres by computation; the surface is diversified with hill and dale. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £20. 1. 8.; net income, £463; patron, Robert Cracroft, Esq. The church is a neat structure, occupying a lofty eminence. The springs here are impregnated with iron.

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

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