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Bygone Days
Here we reproduce the introductions verbatim from two of the Counties leading statistical
journals of yesteryear.

Kelly’s Directory 1919
It comprises a general description of the County, with the Wapentakes, Hundreds and Poor Law Unions, Lists of the Magistrates, and a sketch of the Geological features of the County, also the places in it, alphabetically arranged, with the names of both the Private Residents and those engaged in Commerce and Trade. Under each parish the Parliamentary Division, the Wapentake, Union, and County Court Districts, the Archdeaconry, and Rural Deanery, and the College and University of every Beneficed Clergyman are given; and further the names of the Parish Clerks, and lists of the Farm Bailiffs of Gentleman farming their own land.

The entry for Appleby is transcribed verbatim.
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White’s History, Gazeteer and Directory of Lincolnshire, 1872
Comprising a general survey of the county, and separate historical, statistical and topographical descriptions of all the Wapentakes, Hundreds, Sokes, Boroughs, Towns, Ports, Parishes, Townships, Chapelries, Villages, Hamlets, Manors and Unions, shewing Their Extent and Population; Trade and Commerce; Markets and Fairs; Charities and Public Institutions; Churches and Chapels; the Annual Value and the Patrons and Incumbents of the Benefices; the Lords of the Manors and Owners of the Soil and Tithes; the Addresses of the Inhabitants; Public Conveyances, &c.; ; the Seats of Nobility and Gentry; the Magistrates and Public Offices, and a great variety of other Archaeological, Architectural, Agricultural, Biographical, Botanical, Geological, and Statistical Information.

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Please Note:
These contributions have been copied verbatim from the Directories and reflect the punctuation and typographical style of the time.