Aveland is likely from the Old English Awell+land, meaning "land of springs and rivers". Ness is a Viking term for a headland or "neck" of land. In the 19th century, the Aveland and Ness Deanery, centered around Market Deeping, consisted of the following parishes in the south of Lincolnshire:
The Lincolnshire Family History Society has published these indexes for this Deanery:
To purchase these indexes, go to the Family History Bookstore. Indexes may be purchased by Credit Card.
For a current church and parish listing, see the Anglican Church, Lincolnshire.
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