Stickney  Lincolnshire


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

STICKNEY, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Spilsby district, Lincoln. The village stands 3½ miles NW of Old Leake r. station, and 9 N by E of Boston; and has a post-office under Boston. The parish comprises 4,220 acres. Real property, £5,346. Pop., 851. Houses, 167. The land is intersected with fen drains, and has navigation to Boston. ...

The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £356.* Patron, the Rev. G. Coltman. The church is early English, with a recently rebuilt chancel, and a lofty tower. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, an endowed school with £105 a year, and charities £43.—The sub-district contains 4 parishes and 2 parochial townships. Acres, 11,910. Pop., 2,131. Houses, 423.

Stickney through time

Stickney 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 Stickney itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2020

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