Aslackby  Lincolnshire


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

ASLACKBY, a parish and a subdistrict in the district of Bourn, Lincoln. The parish lies 2 miles S of Folkingham, and 7 N by W of Bourn r. station; includes the hamlets of Graby and Millthorpe; and has a fen allotment. Post Town, Folkingham. Acres, 3,934. Real property, £5,944. Pop., 534. ...

Houses, 100. A commandery of the Knights Templars was founded here, in the time of Richard I., by John le Mareschal; belonged afterwards to the Knights Hospitallers; and passed, at the dissolution, to Edward, Lord Clinton. A farmhouse, called the Temple, now stands on the site of its church; and includes remains of a square embattled tower. A castle also was founded here before 1062; and can still be traced in fosse and mounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £453.* Patron, R. F. Barstow, Esq. The church is a handsome edifice, with an embattled tower.-The subdistrict comprises ten parishes. Acres, 23,635. Pop., 4,730. Houses, 982.

Aslackby through time

Aslackby is now part of South Kesteven district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Kesteven has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Aslackby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aslackby, in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th August 2020

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