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Welton, Lincolnshire

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Welton, Lincolnshire

Welton (or Welton by Lincoln) is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is geographically situated 6 miles north from Lincoln city centre. The name Welton by Lincoln distinguishes it from other Weltons in Lincolnshire: Welton le Wold and Welton le Marsh.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0179
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01673

Other names by which Welton, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Welton By Lincoln

Welton, Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Welton (by Lincoln), par. and vil., Lincolnshire - par., 3690 ac., pop. 682; vil., 6 miles E. of Lincoln; P.O.

Welton, Lincolnshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

WELTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 6 miles (N. N. E.) from Lincoln; containing, with the hamlet of Ryland, 566 inhabitants. The parish comprises 3610 acres; and the road from Lincoln to Market-Rasen passes through it. Good building-stone is abundant. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £7. 6. 8.; net income, £150; patrons, the Prebendaries of Welton, &c.; appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln. The church is a neat structure, built in 1825: it was struck by lightning in the autumn of 1847, and one person killed, and many others injured. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. The sum of £20 per annum, derived from a bequest by John Camm in 1824, and about £11. 10. a year, chiefly the gift of Earl Brownlow, are appropriated to the poor. The Countess of Warwick gave £10 per annum for the establishment of a Sunday-evening lecture.

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