In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Winceby like this:
WINCEBY, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; 4½ miles ESE of Horncastle r. station. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 842. Real property, £1,067. Pop., 67. Houses, 11. The manor belongs to W. Fitzwilliam, Esq. A battle was fought here in the civil wars of Charles I. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £280.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Winceby has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of East Lindsey. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Winceby and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Winceby, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 13th December 2013
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