South Somercotes  Lincolnshire


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

SOMERCOTES (South), a parish, with a village, in Louth district, Lincoln; 8 miles NE of Louth r. station. Post town, Louth. Acres, 2,597. Real property, £5,966. Pop., 419. Houses, 85. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, 620.* Patron, the Duchy of Lancaster. The church has a lofty spire, which serves as a sea-mark. There are two Methodist chapels, and an endowed Church school. Cardinal de Somercote was a native.

South Somercotes through time

South Somercotes is now part of East Lindsey district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Lindsey has changed over two centuries. For statistics about South Somercotes itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of South Somercotes, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 02nd December 2021

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