Stickney, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates: 53°05′25″N 0°00′18″E / 53.090177°N 0.005059°E / 53.090177; 0.005059

Stickney
St.Luke's church, Stickney, Lincs. - geograph.org.uk - 163868.jpg
St Luke's Church, Stickney
Stickney is located in Lincolnshire
Stickney
Stickney
 Stickney shown within Lincolnshire
Population 2,150 (2011)
OS grid reference TF343566
    - London 110 mi (180 km)  S
District East Lindsey
Shire county Lincolnshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BOSTON
Postcode district PE22
Dialling code 01205
Police Lincolnshire
Fire Lincolnshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Boston and Skegness
List of places
UK
England
Lincolnshire

Stickney is a linear village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

Location and transport[edit]

Stickney is situated on the A16 road, 8 miles (13 km) north from Boston and 10 miles (16 km) south-east from Horncastle and at the centre of the Lincolnshire Fens. The village postal address is that of Boston even though Stickney is not situated within Boston Borough.

The village is on a main bus route between Spilsby and Boston, which runs along the A16, and used to be on an east-west railway line, which closed in 1970. There is a transmitting station near Stickney Camp Site at the north of the village.

Community[edit]

The parish church is dedicated to Saint Luke. William Lovell Church of England Academy former William Lovell Secondary-School and Stickney are on Main Road. Local amenities include a public house, a miniature railway and a fish and chip shop. The post office doubles as a general store.

Stickney has its own monthly Stickney Parish Magazine.

Notable people[edit]

Stickney was the home of Priscilla Biggadike, who in 1868 was accused of murdering her husband, later executed and then found innocent.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Priscilla Biggadike, Murderpedia.org. Retrieved 17 December 2013

External links[edit]

Media related to Stickney, Lincolnshire at Wikimedia Commons