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Wickenby, Lincolnshire

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Wickenby, Lincolnshire

Wickenby is a hamlet and civil parish about 5 miles south-west of the town of Market Rasen in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Wickenby existed at the time of Domesday Book of 1086 when it consisted of fifteen households. The parish church is a limestone grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Lawrence and dating from the 12th century, although it was restored in 1868 by George Gilbert Scott.
DistrictWest Lindsey
Post townLincoln
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0881
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population217 (2001)

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

Wichingebi ~ Whighingesbi

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

Wickenby, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Lincolnshire - par., 1997 ac., pop. 269; vil., 5 miles SW. of Market Rasen; P.O.

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

WICKENBY (St. Peter and St. Lawrence), a parish, in the W. division of the wapentake of Wraggoe, parts of Lindsey, union and county of Lincoln, 5½ miles (N. W.) from Wragby; containing 181 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 17. 6., and in the patronage of C. Nevile, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £390, and there is a glebe of 41 acres, with a house.

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