Crowle  West Riding


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

CROWLE, a small town, a township, a parish, and a sub-district in the district of Thorne, and county of Lincoln. The town stands on the old river Don, adjacent to the Stainforth and Keadby canal, the Doncaster and Keadby railway, and the boundary with Yorkshire, 6¾ miles E by S of Thorne; has a station on the railway and a post office‡ under Bawtry; is a seat of petty sessions; was formerly a market-town; and now has fairs on every alternate Monday from March till May, on the last Monday of May, and on 22 Nov. ...

-The township includes also Ealand; and bears the name of Crowle-with-Ealand. Real property, £13, 575. Pop., 2, 648. Houses, 633. The parish includes likewise the township of Eastoft. Acres, 7, 350. Real property, £16, 221. Pop., 3, 182. Houses, 751. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £850.* Patron, the Rev. W. Duncombe. The church is good; and there are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists. A school has £37 from endowment; and other charities £24. The sub-district includes also Althorpe parish. Acres, 12, 810. Pop., 4, 498. Houses, 994.

Crowle through time

Crowle is now part of North Lincolnshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Lincolnshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Crowle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Crowle, in North Lincolnshire and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th January 2021

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