The Orchard Cemetery is a relatively new burial ground for both humans and their pets. It is at 31 Hawthorn Road near Reasby (just north of Stainton village by the railway crossing). The cemetery has a website.
The parish was in the North-East sub-district of the Lincoln Registration District.
This parish is nNortheast of Lincoln parish and city and just south of Snelland parish. The Langworth rivulet runs through the parish. The parish covered about 2,800 acres in 1841, reduced by World War One1900 to only 1,452 acres.
The village of Stainton by Langworth sits astride the old road between Snelland and Langworth. Reasby hamlet is one mile north. Newball, formerly a hamlet in this parish, is one mile south. If you are planning a visit:
White's 1842 Directory lists the following names in the parish: Cath. BROCKLESBY, Robt. BUTLER, Thos. CHAMBERS, Wm. CHANTRY, Hy. DAWKINS, Rev. Geo. ELLIS, Robt. ELVIN, W. Martin EPTON, Wm. GLASIER, Sarah GREENFIELDS, Wm. KNOWLES, Henry MEGGITT, Hanson MINNITT, Wm. NICHOLSON, Rd. PANTON, Wewell SHARPE, Francis TYE and John WRIGHT.
This place was an ancient parish in Lincolnshire and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
The parish was in the west division of the ancient Wraggoe Wapentake, in the West Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
This parish has joined with several local parishes to form a Joint Parish Council. You may contact them regarding civic or political matters, but they are NOT staffed to help you with family history searches.