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Snelland, Lincolnshire

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Snelland, Lincolnshire

Snelland is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, about 9 miles north east of the city of Lincoln and about 5 miles south of the town of Market Rasen. The civil parish includes the hamlet of Swinthorpe. Snelland is listed in Domesday Book of 1086 as "Sneleslunt", with seven households. The nearby deserted medieval village of Swinthorpe is listed as "Sonetorp", with three households.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0780
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population91 (2001)

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

Esnelent ~ Snelesunt

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

Snelland, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 9¼ miles NE. of Lincoln, 1261 ac., pop. 133.

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

SNELLAND (All Saints), a parish, in the W. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 5 miles (W. N. W.) from Wragby; containing, with the hamlet of Swinethorpe, 97 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £3. 17. 6., and in the gift of Earl Brownlow: the tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £248. 12., and the glebe comprises 43 acres.

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