Langrick-Ville

LANGRICK-VILLE, a chapelry, in the union of Boston, soke of Horncastle, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (N. W.) from Boston; containing 218 inhabitants. Langrick-Ville was created a township, by act of parliament, in 1812, on the occasion of a very extensive drainage of about 14,000 acres of Wildmore and the eastern and western fens. The township consists of 1630 acres, on the north side of the Witham, and opposite the hamlet of Langrick-Ferry. A chapel was consecrated in 1818, of which the living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £91; patrons, certain Trustees.

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

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