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Holy Trinity Church, Messingham
Messingham shown within Lincolnshire
|Population||3,718 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||140 mi (230 km) S|
|Unitary authority||North Lincolnshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Messingham has a population of over 4,000 people, falling to 3,718 at the 2011 census.
The village has a history of sheep farming.
Schools serving the village are Messingham Primary School, Frederick Gough School, Queen Elizabeth High School and Huntcliff.[clarification needed] The parish church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. There is also a Methodist church, on 24 July 1772.[clarification needed] John Wesley was known to preach in Messingham, possibly at the site of the Green Tree public house. Village public houses are the Horn Inn, Green Tree Inn and Crown Inn on High Street, and the Bird in the Barley on Northfield Road (A159).
Scunthorpe's 'British Steel' steel works is a major employer of local people.
Messingham has various sports clubs. Football, Cricket and Bowls clubs are based at the Northfield Road site.
- "Civil parish population 2011". Nrighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 April 2016.