Place:


Holbeach  Lincolnshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Holbeach like this:

Holbeach.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., S. Lincolnshire, 7½ miles NE. of Spalding--par., 20,980 ac. land and 14,240 water, pop. 5190; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday; is a town of great antiquity; numerous Roman relics have been found. Holbeach has a fine Gothic church and 2 grammar-schools.

Holbeach through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/817

Date accessed: 28th October 2021


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