Deeping St Nicholas  Lincolnshire


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

DEEPIN FEN, a fen and a chapelry in Bourn district, Lincoln. The fen lies on the North Drove and the South Drove drains, between Market-Deeping and Spalding; and comprises upwards of 30, 000 acres. About one-half consists of enclosed commons, included in parishes; and the rest is extra-parochial. ...

The chapelry comprises the extra-parochial part; was constituted in 1846; bears the alternative name of Deeping-St. Nicholas; lies adjacent to North Drove railway station, and 5 miles WSW of Spalding; and has a post office, of the name of Deeping-St. Nicholas, under Spalding. Acres, 16, 290. Real property, £27, 681. Pop., 1, 180. Houses, 184. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £210. Patrons, the Trustees of the late W. Stevenson, Esq. The church was built in 1846.

Deeping St Nicholas through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Deeping St Nicholas, in South Holland and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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