Morton by Gainsborough is both a parish and a village 1.5 miles north-west of Gainsborough on the eastern bank of the River Trent, about 145 miles north of London. The parish covered about 860 acres in 1913. Until 1846, the parish was part of Gainsborough parish. East Stockwith parish, also carved out of Gainsborough parish, lies to the north.
If you are planning a visit:
- The village is described in Kelly's 1913 Directory of Lincolnshire as "picturesque". It is the northern "suburb" of Gainsborough in modern times, lying just west of the A159 as it snakes north out of Gainsborough.
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administrative areas in which Morton (by Gainsborough) has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
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