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Faldingworth, Lincolnshire

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Faldingworth, Lincolnshire

Faldingworth is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A46 about 5 miles south-west from Market Rasen. Spridlington parish lies to the west, and Friesthorpe parish to the south-east. Faldingworth parish covers just over 2,500 acres . According to the 2001 census it had a population of 253. Faldingworth Grade II listed Anglican church, dedicated to All Saints, was renovated in 1814 and again 1891. It seats 150 people.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townMarket Rasen
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0684
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population253 (2001)

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

Faldingeurde ~ Faldingurde ~ Falingeurde

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

Faldingworth, par., N. Lincolnshire, 4 miles SW. of Market Rasen, 1820 ac., pop. 310.

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

FALDINGWORTH (All Saints), a parish, in the wapentake of Lawress, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 5 miles (S. W.) from Market-Rasen; containing 350 inhabitants. It is on the road from Market-Rasen to Lincoln, and comprises 2400 acres; the soil is generally clayey. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £15. 8. 1½.; net income, £330; patron, Earl Brownlow: the tithes were commuted for land and corn-rents in 1794. The church was rebuilt in 1818, the previous structure having been destroyed in that year by a very high wind. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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