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Branston, Lincolnshire

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Branston, Lincolnshire

Branston is a large village in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, approximately 3 miles south-east of Lincoln. In the 2001 Census the population was recorded as 4019.
DistrictNorth Kesteven
Post townLINCOLN
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0267
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01522
Population4,019 (2001 Census)

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

Branson ~ Branztone ~ Branztune

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

Branston, par. and ry. sta., in mid. of co. and 4 m.SE. of Lincoln, 5389 ac., pop. 1431; P.O., T.O.; contains B. Hall.

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

BRANSTON (All Saints), a parish, in the wapentake of Langoe, parts of Kesteven, union and county of Lincoln, 4½ miles (S. E.) from Lincoln; containing 1122 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £18. 17. 11.; net income, £677; patron and incumbent, the Rev. P. Curtois: land was assigned in 1801, in lieu of tithes. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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