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Corringham

Church of St Laurence, Corringham

Corringham

Location within Lincolnshire

Population523 2011 CensusOS grid referenceSK875915• London135 mi (217 km) SDistrictShire countyRegionCountryEnglandSovereign stateUnited KingdomPost townGAINSBOROUGHPostcode districtDN21Dialling code01427PoliceLincolnshireFireLincolnshireAmbulanceEast Midlands List of places UK England Lincolnshire 53°24′48″N 0°40′58″W / 53.413225°N 0.682662°WCoordinates: 53°24′48″N 0°40′58″W / 53.413225°N 0.682662°W

Corringham is a civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 3 miles (5 km) east of Gainsborough and 10 miles (16 km) south of Scunthorpe. Corringham comprises the two contiguous villages of Great Corringham and Little Corringham and at the 2011 census had a recorded population of 523.[1]

The hamlet of Yawthorpe lies due east of the village, and that of Bonsdale to the north.

Gowin Knight, the first principal librarian of the British Museum was born here in 1713.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Knight, Gowin" . Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885-1900.

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