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  • The parish was in the Aswarby sub-district of the Bourne Registration District.
  • In an 1890 re-organisation, the parish was transferred to the Leadenham sub-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 / 621
1861 R.G. 9 / 2346
1871 R.G. 10 / 3353


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Newton area or see them printed on a map.


Church History

  • The Anglican parish church was dedicated to Saint Botolph.
  • The church was restored in 1865-66.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of St. Botolph's Church on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2009.
  • Here is a photograph of St. Botolph church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

St. Botolph's church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1612.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has a Loan Library service which has the parish registers on microfiche for Baptisms from 1584 to 1812 and Marriages from 1611 to 1813.
  • The LFHS has published several marriage and burial indexes for the Lafford Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Aswarby sub-district of the Bourne Registration District.
  • In an 1890 re-organisation, the parish was transferred to the Leadenham sub-district.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

Newton (by Folkingham), is both a village and parish south of Sleaford. Threckingham parish lies to the east.

If you are planning a visit:

  • The village is just south of the A52 trunk road and just west of the A15's junction with that road.
  • Check out our touring page for resources.

You can see pictures of Newton which are provided by:



Ask for a calculation of the distance from Newton to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Historical Geography

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



  • Newton House was built in 1839-41.
  • Newton House was the property of Sir Charles Glynne Earle WELBY in 1911.

Politics and Government


Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Sleaford petty session hearings every Monday.
  • The poor of Walcot parish had 10 shillings from land rented at Newton. The donor of this parcel was unknown.
  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, the parish became part of the Sleaford Poor Law Union.


Year Inhabitants
1801 127
1841 221
1871 196
1891 187
1911 153


  • A Public Elementary Schools was built here in 1874 to hold up to 103 children.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.