Kelsey, North

KELSEY, NORTH, a parish, in the union of Caistor, S. division of the wapentake of Yarborough, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (W.) from Caistor; containing 767 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8; net income, £220; patron, the Prebendary of North Kelsey in the Cathedral of Lincoln. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment, under an act in 1813, amended by a subsequent act of the 53rd of George III. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.

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

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