In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gate Burton like this:
BURTON-GATE, a parish in Gainsborough district, Lincoln; on the river Trent and on the Lincoln and Gainsborough railway, 1½ mile NNW of Marton station, and 5 SSE of Gainsborough. Post Town, Marton, under Gainsborough. Acres, 1,108. Real property, £2,030. Pop., 115. Houses, 24. Burton Hall is the seat of W. Hutton, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £88.* Patron, W. Hutton, Esq.
Gate Burton is now part of West Lindsey district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Lindsey has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gate Burton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gate Burton, in West Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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