Place:


Corringham  Lincolnshire

 

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

CORRINGHAM, two hamlets, a parish, and a wapentake in Lincoln. The hamlets are Great and Little Corringham, and lie about 2¼ miles S by E of Blyton r. station, and 4 E by N of Gainsborough. The parish includes also the hamlets or villages of Aisby, Dunstall, Yawthorpe, and Somerby; and is in the district of Gainsborough. ...


Post town, Blyton, under Gainsborough. Acres, 6, 189. Real property, £7, 109. Pop., 717. Houses, 138. The property is divided among a few. Somerby Park is the seat of Sir Thomas Beckett, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £200.* Patron, the Bishop of Lincoln. The church belonged to the Templars; shows some Norman features; has stalls and a brass; and is good. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists. Charities, £15. -The wapentake is in the parts of Lindsey; extends to the boundary with Notts; and contains fourteen parishes and parts of two others. Acres, 49, 209. Pop., 14, 190. Houses, 3, 139.

Corringham through time

Corringham 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 Corringham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11962

Date accessed: 28th March 2017


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