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Crowle is an Ancient Parish mostly in Lincolnshire and partly in Yorkshire.
Status: Ancient Parish
Riding: West Riding
Parish church: St. Oswald
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1561
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1598
Nonconformists include: Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists
Parishes adjacent to Crowle
- Althorpe with Keadby
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CROWLE, a small town, a township, a parish, and a sub-district in the district of Thorne, and county of Lincoln. The town stands on the old river Don, adjacent to the Stainforth and Keadby canal, the Doncaster and Keadby railway, and the boundary with Yorkshire, 6¾ miles E by S of Thorne; has a station on the railway and a post office under Bawtry; is a seat of petty sessions; was formerly a market-town; and now has fairs on every alternate Monday from March till May, on the last Monday of May, and on 22 Nov. The township includes also Ealand; and bears the name of Crowle-with-Ealand. Real property, £13,575. Pop., 2,648. Houses, 633. The parish includes likewise the township of Eastoft. Acres, 7,350. Real property, £16,221. Pop., 3,182. Houses, 751. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £850. Patron, the Rev. W. Duncombe. The church is good; and there are chapels for Independents, Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists. A school has £37 from endowment; and other charities £24. The sub-district includes also Althorpe parish. Acres, 12,810. Pop., 4,498. Houses, 994.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
County: Yorkshire & Lincolnshire
Civil Registration District: Thorne
Probate Court: Pre-1834 – Court of the Archdeaconry of Stow, Post-1833 – Court of the Bishop of Lincoln (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Manlake
Poor Law Union: Thorne
Province: Yorkshire: York; Lincolnshire: Canterbury