Place:Belton-in-Axholme, Lincolnshire, England

Alt namesBeltonsource: from redirect
Beltonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 168
Coordinates53.553°N 0.816°W
Located inLincolnshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inHumberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
Lincolnshire, England     (1996 - )
See alsoIsle of Axholme Rural, Lindsey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
North Lincolnshire District, Lincolnshire, Englandunitary authority covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE:There is another place named Belton (near Grantham) also in Lincolnshire but much further to the south, near Grantham.

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Belton is a village and civil parish in the Isle of Axholme area of North Lincolnshire, England. It is situated on the A161 road, and approximately east from Scunthorpe. To the north of Belton is the town of Crowle; to the south, the village of Epworth.

Belton parish boundaries include the hamlets of Beltoft, Sandtoft, Churchtown, Bracon, Carrhouse, Mosswood, Grey Green and Westgate. Within the parish is the now dispersed country house estate of Temple Belwood. Hirst Priory at Sandtoft still stands.

According to the 1991 Census, Belton had a population of 2,549.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI on Belton. The GENUKI page gives numerous references to local bodies providing genealogical assistance.
  • GENUKI article on the Isle of Axholme is also worth inspecting.
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