Langriville

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Coordinates: 53°01′17″N 0°06′21″W / 53.021392°N 0.105955°W / 53.021392; -0.105955

Langriville
Langrick church.jpg
Langrick Church
Langriville is located in Lincolnshire
Langriville
Langriville
 Langriville shown within Lincolnshire
Population 421 (2001)
OS grid reference TF271487
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Boston
Postcode district PE22
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Boston and Skegness
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Langriville is a civil parish in Lincolnshire, England, about 5 miles (8.0 km) north west of the town of Boston on the B1192, and on the banks of the River Witham.

History[edit]

Langriville was created a township in 1812 near a ferry over the River Witham called Langrick Ferry (now Langrick village) from which the parish has taken its name. This parish consists of the portion of Wildmore Fen alloted to the Earl of Stamford & Warrington in lieu of his manorial rights over Armtree and Wildmore fens.[1]

It was said by Pishey Thompson in his History and Antiquities of Boston, that the name probably came from "Long Creek" as it was the largest and longest creek in the fen, where about a mile north of the present village of Langrick there was a sluice erected in 1543.[2]

The area was formerly belonging to Kirkstead Abbey as is evidenced by references made by the Boston Corporation records claiming rights on Armtree Fen in the early 17th Century. [3]

According to William Marrat's History of Lincolnshire, there was a hermitage belonging to Kirkstead Abbey here.[4]

Church[edit]

Saint Margaret of Scotland Church was built in Langrick village in 1828,[5] but was not dedicated until 20 April 1922.[6]

The registers of births and deaths date from 1831, and those of marriages from 1837.[6] The church was restored and redecorated in 1935, and further work was carried out in 1968.[6]

Population[edit]

Population of Langriville Civil Parish
Year 1821 1831 1841 1851 1881 1891 1901 1911 1921 1931 1951 1961 2001
Population[7] 195 202 221 292 505 397 337 398 376 410 316 336 421

References[edit]

  1. ^ [History of the county of Lincoln: from the earliest period to the present time, Vol II 1834 http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=PEKV0mgoQmgC "History of the County of Lincoln: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time"] (in English). p. 100. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Pishey Thompson (1856). "History and Antiquities of Boston". Longman & Co. p. 360. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Pishey Thompson (1856). "History and Antiquities of Boston". Longman & Co. p. 173. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "History Of Lincolnshire". William Marrat. 1814. p. 410. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Boston UK". Langrick. Visitor uk.com. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c "Langriville Parish Council Website". Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Vision of Britain". Retrieved 24 August 2011.