White’s Lincolnshire Directory 1842

WOLD NEWTON, or Newton-in-the-Wolds, is a village and parish, 8 miles N.N.W. of Louth, and contains 158 souls, and 2060 acres of land, nearly all the property of the Earl of Yarborough, the lord of the manor; and in two farms, one occupied by Mrs. Wright, and the other by a non-resident.  The Church (All Saints) is a rectory, valued in K.B. at £7. 10. 10d., and now at £400, in the patronage of the Bishop of Durham.  Here is a large tumulus, in which twenty urns were found in 1828, and they have been preserved by the Rev. G. Oliver.  The principal parishioners are Mrs. Wright and Fras. Iles, farmers ;  Mr. Mason, farm bailiff ; and Edward Smith, blacksmith.

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