Winceby  Lincolnshire


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

WINCEBY, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; 4½ miles ESE of Horncastle r. station. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 842. Real property, £1,067. Pop., 67. Houses, 11. The manor belongs to W. Fitzwilliam, Esq. A battle was fought here in the civil wars of Charles I. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £280.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient.

Winceby through time

Winceby 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 Winceby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th February 2021

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