In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described South Hykeham like this:
HYCKHAM (SOUTH), a parish in the district and county of Lincoln; on the river Witham, 1½ mile S by E of Hyckham r. station, and 4¾ SSW of Lincoln. It contains a village of its own name, and part of the township of Haddington. Post town, Lincoln. Acres, 1,804. Real property, exclusive of the part of Haddington, £1, 462; inclusive of all Haddington, £2, 624. Pop., 155. Houses, 27. The manor belongs to the Hon. Charles H. Cust. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Valne, £280. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has a tower and spire.
South Hykeham is now part of North Kesteven district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Kesteven has changed over two centuries. For statistics about South Hykeham itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of South Hykeham, in North Kesteven and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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