In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bottesford like this:
BOTTESFORD, a township and a parish in Glanford-Brigg district, Lincoln. The township lies 4 miles E of the river Trent, 3 S of Frodingham r. station, and 7 W of Brigg. Real property, £3,300. Pop., 157. Houses, 33. The parish contains also the townships of Ashby, Burringham, Yaddlethorpe, Holme, and part of East Butterwick; and its Post Town is Ashby under Brigg. ...
Acres,-7,470. Real property, with the rest of East Butterwick, £11,371. Pop., 1,616. Houses, 361. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Messingham, in the diocese of Lincoln. The parish church is good; and there are a recent chapel of ease, two Methodist chapels, and a national school.
Bottesford is now part of North Lincolnshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Lincolnshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bottesford itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bottesford in North Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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