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East Halton - North Lincolnshire

    Entry from Kelly's Trade Directory for 1900

East Halton is a long irregularly built village and parish, extending to the creek called Halton Skitter, on the river Humber, from which the village is 1 mile, and 2 east from Thornton Abbey station on the New Holland branch of the Great Central (late M.S. and L.) railway and 7 east-by-south from Barton, in the North Lindsey division of the county, parts of Lindsey, east division of Yarborough wapentake, Glanford Brigg union, petty sessional division and county court district of Barton-on-Humber, rural deanery of Yarborough No. 1, archdeaconry of Stow and diocese of Lincoln. The church of St. Peter is an ancient edifice of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave and aisles, south porch and a low western tower containing 3 bells: there are three small stained windows at the east end: the church was completely restored in 1869 and has 280 sittings. The register dates from the year 1574. The living is a vicarage, with that of Killingholme annexed (in 1896), joint net yearly value about £200, with 150 acres of glebe here, in the gift of the Earl of Yarborough, and held since 1892 by the Rev. George William Julius Jacoby. Here is a Wesleyan chapel, built in 1889, at the cost of £918, and with 230 sittings, a Primitive Methodist chapel, erected in 1878, and an Oddfellows' Hall, built in 1878. John Stevenson esq. who is lord of the manor, the Earl of Yarborough P.C., J. Hewitson esq. Mrs Francis Riggall and Messrs. John George Crowther and Charles Dishman are the principal landowners. The soil is clay; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat, barley, beans and turnips. The area is 3,321 acres of land, 4 of water and 94 of foreshore; rateable value, £3,141; the population in 18981 was 505.


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