Belchford  Lincolnshire


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

BELCHFORD, or Belshford, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; on the Wolds, 4½ miles NNE of Horncastle r. station. Post Town, Horncastle. Acres, 2,390. Real property, £3,885. Pop., 638. Houses, 148. The manor belongs to R. Vyner, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £425.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there are two Methodist chapels and a national school.

Belchford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th September 2021

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