• The parish was in the Louth sub-district of the Louth Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 640
1851 H.O. 107 / 2111
1861 R.G. 9 / 2382
1871 R.G. 10 / 3403
1891 R.G. 12 / 2608
1901 R.G. 13 / 3084

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church was dedicated to Holy Trinity.
  • It appears that some parts of the building are of Norman origin.
  • The church is built of sandstone lined with chalk. It was rebuilt in 1878-9.
  • It is a small church, seating only 90 people.
  • The Diocese of Lincoln declared this church redundant in May, 1981. The building was demolished in October, 1982, and the site added to the adjacent churchyard.
  • Michael PATTERSON has a photograph of the Lytchgate to the church graveyard on Geo-graph, taken in 2006.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1695.
  • As of late 2004, the registers have not been deposited in the Lincs. Archives, nor have they been filmed by the LDS Family History Library. And copies of the Bishop's Transcripts have not been deposited either.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several Marriage indexes and a Burial index for the Louthesk Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Louth sub-district of the Louth Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

Muckton is both a village and a parish 5 miles south-south-east from Louth in the Wold Hills of Lincolnshire. Burwell parish lies to the south-west. The parish covers just over 1,000 acres and includes the hamlet of Muckton Bottom just to the north.

From some points around the village, one can see the North Sea about 8 miles to the east. If you are planning a visit:

You can see pictures of Muckton which are provided by:




Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Muckton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF373815 (Lat/Lon: 53.312642, 0.059405), Muckton which are provided by:


Military Records

Chris has a photograph of the War Memorial Lych Gate on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2013. The memorial honors Gilbert Walter WATSON


Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish of Lincolnshire and became a Civil Parish when those were incorporated.
  • In August, 1882, this parish was enlarged by gaining a portion of Authorpe Civil Parish.
  • The parish was in the Wold Division of the ancient Louth Eske Wapentake in the East Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • For today's district governance, see the East Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.



Year Inhabitants
1801 91
1811 100
1831 118
1841 105
1871 88
1881 96
1891 98
1901 92
1911 103
1921 90
1931 71


  • No school is recorded here in the Kelly's 1913 Directory of Lincolnshire.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.