Grantham, Lincolnshire

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Grantham is a town in Lincolnshire

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Grantham within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Grantham in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Grantham.-- parl. and mun. bor., market town, par., and township, S. Lincolnshire, 25 miles SW. of Lincoln and 105 miles N. of London by rail -- parl. bor., 5811 ac., pop. 17,345; mun. bor., 1676 ac., pop. 16,886; par., 5560 ac., pop. 16,442; township, pop. 6080; 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Saturday. From its being situated on the Roman road called Ermine Street, it has been assumed that Grantham was a strong Roman station. The town was first incorporated by Edward IV. in 1463. At the grammar-school Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) was educated. With the exception of some agricultural trade, some malting, and a few minor industries, Grantham has no great commercial importance. It returns 1 member to Parliament.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Grantham Grange, uninhabited par., Grantham bor., S. Lincolnshire, 10 ac.

Grantham in the Domesday Book

A village in Winnibriggs hundred, in the county of Lincolnshire. is a Good Stuff website.