Winterton  Lincolnshire


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

WINTERTON, a small town, a parish, and a sub-district, in Glanford-Brigg district, Lincoln. The town stands 7½ miles WSW of Barton-upon-Humber r. station; appears, from the discovery at it of tesselated pavements and other Roman relics, to occupy the site of a Roman settlement; is a seat of petty-sessions; carries on the making of machines and agricultural implements; and has a post-office‡ under Brigg, a hotel, a police station, a temperance hall, an early English church with Norman tower, two Methodist chapels, a national school, charities £16, a weekly corn-market on Wednesday, and cattle fairs on the Tuesday before Palm-Sunday and 23 Sept.—The parish comprises 3,628 acres. ...

Real property, £9,110; of which £70 are in gasworks. Pop. in 1851, 1,665; in 1861, 1,780. Houses, 401. The property is subdivided. W. Hall is the seat of W. Kupe, Esq. Bricks and tiles are made. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £213.* Patron, the Bishop of L.—The sub-district contains 12 parishes. Acres, 56,316. Pop., 9,806. Houses, 2,091.

Winterton through time

Winterton 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 Winterton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2021

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