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Goxhill  Lincolnshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Goxhill like this:

GOXHILL, a village and a parish in Glanford-Brigg district, Lincoln. The village stands adjacent to the Manchester and Lincolnshire railway, 4½ miles E by S of Barton-upon-Humber; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Ulceby. The parish comprises 5, 860 acres of land, and 2, 930 of water. ...


Real property, £8, 184. Pop., 1, 192. Houses, 267. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to G. Bradley, Esq. Bricks and tiles are made. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £210.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a fine ancient structure; has a lofty tower; and contains an effigies of the time of Richard I. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, a national school, and charities £13. Remain s of a Cistertian nunnery, founded in 1185, exist in the dormitory and its substructure.

Goxhill through time

Goxhill 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 Goxhill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Goxhill in North Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12330

Date accessed: 27th June 2017


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