In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Amcotts like this:
AMCOTTS, a township-chapelry in Althorpe parish Lincoln; on the river Trent, 5 miles E by N of Crowle. Post Town, Althorpe under Bawtry. Pop., 374. Houses 75. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; and was formerly annexed to the rectory of Althorpe, but was recently made a separate benefice. Value, £260. Patron, the Crown. The church is new. A former church, dedicated to St. Thomas a. Becket, fell down in 1849. There is a Wesleyan chapel
Amcotts 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 Amcotts itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Amcotts in North Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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