Scotton  Lincolnshire


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

SCOTTON, a township and a parish in Gainsborough district, Lincoln. The township lies on the river Eau, 2 miles N of Northorpe r. station, and 2¾ W of Kirton-in-Lindsey. The parish contains also part of the township of East Ferry, on the river Trent; and its post town is Kirton-Lindsey. ...

Acres, with the rest of East Ferry, 4, 920. Real property, with the rest of E. F., £4,037. Pop., 482. Houses, 107. The manor belongs to Sir R. Frederick, Bart. The living is a rectory, with E. F. chapelry, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £665.* Patron, Sir R. Frederick, Bart. The church is a large stone building. Wesleyan and Primitive Methodistchapels are at Scotton; and a chapel of ease and a Primitive Methodist chapel are at East Ferry.

Scotton through time

Scotton 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 Scotton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2018

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