Thornton  Lincolnshire


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

THORNTON, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln: 1½ mile SW of Horncastle r. station. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 1,755. Real property, £2,224. Pop., 281. Houses, 52. Brampton manor belongs Sir H. Dymoke, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £160.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield.

Thornton through time

Thornton 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 Thornton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2021

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