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Wilksby, Lincolnshire

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Wilksby, Lincolnshire

DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townBoston
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF2862
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Wilchesbi ~ Wilgesbi

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

Wilksby, par., Lincolnshire, 5 miles SE. of Horncastle, 558 ac., pop. 35.

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

WILKSBY (All Saints), a parish, in the union and soke of Horncastle, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 5 miles (S. S. E.) from Horncastle; containing 89 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated about a mile south of the road from Boston to Horncastle, comprises by measurement 640 acres. The soil is various, principally inclining to clay and gravel, and the surface generally level, in some parts abounding in springs. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 4. 2., and in the gift of Sir Henry Dymoke; net income, £130, arising from a glebe of 100 acres. The church is a small brick building, erected about fifty years since.

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