Bourne Archive: Baston: Parliamentary Gazetteer
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The Parliamentary Gazetteer’s Summary of Baston,
Baston, a parish in the
of Ness, parts of Kesteven,
union of Bourn, county of
Lincoln ; 3 miles north-north-west of Market Deeping, on the post-road to Bourne. Living, a discharged vicarage in the archd.
and dio. of Lincoln; valued at £6 1s. 3d. ; gross income £238 ; in the patronage of the Crown. For commutation of the
tithes, see Langtoft. The Rev. John Mossop, late vicar of the parish, who died in 1835, bequeathed
a piece of land for the benefit of the poor widows belonging to the parishes of
Baston and Langtoft. There are three daily schools here, containing 65 scholars.
Pop., including that of certain extra-parochial places in the fens, in 1801, 457 ; in 1831, 709. Houses 144. Acres 3,520. A. P. £4,401. Poor rates, in 1837, £273.
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