Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Kirton in Lindsey within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Kirton in Lindsey, or Kirton Lindsey, market town and par., with ry. sta., in NW. of Lincolnshire, on eminence, 6¼ miles SW. of Brigg, 4210 ac., pop. 1851; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday. Kirton is an ancient place, and has an endowed grammar school founded in the time of Queen Elizabeth. The weekly market is for corn; there are also important cattle markets and large fairs. Kirton has corn mills, cordage works, brick works, lime kilns, and an iron ore mine.