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Market Rasen (East Rasen)

Description and Travel

Market Rasen is a both a parish and a village of the same name. It lies 15 miles north-east of Lincoln and 15 miles west of Louth. Linwood parish lies to the south and Middle Rasen parish to the west. The parish only covers about 975 acres.

Market Rasen was described by Charles Dickens as the "sleepiest town in England." If you are planning a visit:

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Cemeteries

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1871 R.G. 10 / 3423
1891 R.G. 12 / 2623 - 2624
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Church History

St. Thomas's Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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History

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Maps

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Medical Records

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Military History

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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

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Newspapers

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 774
1821 1,166
1831 1,428
1841 2,022
1871 2,815
1891 2,497
1911 2,296
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Schools

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Last updated on 14-January-2014
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