Martin  Lincolnshire


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

MARTIN, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; on the Horncastle canal and the Horncastle railway, 2¼ miles SW by S of Horncastle. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 764. Real property, £1,110. Pop., 56. Houses, 10. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to W. Gilliat, Esq. ...

The parish is a meet for the South Wold hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £170. Patron, alternately W. Gilliat, Esq., and J. W. Floyer, Esq. The church is a thatched edifice of nave and chancel, with a wooden tur.ret. Scott, the commentator, began his ministry here.

Martin through time

Martin 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 Martin itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd March 2021

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