Thimbleby  Lincolnshire


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

THIMBLEBY, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; 1½ mile WNW of Horncastle r. station. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 1,770. Real property, £3,641. Pop., 477. Houses, 95. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £441.* Patron, T. S. Hotchkin, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1744. There are two Methodist chapels, a national school, and some charities.

Thimbleby through time

Thimbleby 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 Thimbleby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th August 2020

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