This year's twinning visit from our friends in France and the Czech Republic is not far away


Willingham by Stow, which was mentioned in the Domesday book, is six miles south of Gainsborough and twelve miles north of Lincoln. It has always been a mainly arable farming community with twenty farmers working the land in the late 19th century compared with just a handful now. St.Helen's church dates from the 11th century with registers that document events as far back as 1562 . The Methodist Chapel on High Street (No longer a place of worship) was built in 1885. There have been many business's in the village over the years but now there are two pubs, The Half Moon and The Fox and Hounds, Leanings Transport (Haulage) plus the Howson Care Centre which is situated on Marton Lane. Lord Hawke was born in Willingham Rectory (1860)

The main organisations and most often used webpages are listed to your left. For all other sections of the Willingham by Stow website please look at the site index at the bottom of this page. There are dozens of pages of information and space available for you to advertise and promote your services.


The 2015 Churchyard clean up and once again, Willingham House becomes visible!




Thank you to everyone who helped with chainsaws, pruning, raking, barrowing, cleaning and making tea, coffee and snacks. A hard morning’s work has made a huge difference to our churchyard and as work continues it will not only look better but become much more manageable in the future. Special thanks to Stuart Watson who has spent many hours over the last few months on site and is able to guide the rest of us on what can or should be done. We are grateful to the Bates family for their assistance in arranging the disposal of all the materials cleared from the site.


You can have your own page on this website if it it relevant to village life. If you are an organisation that is not represented on line, please contact us. If your information is not up to date please email here.

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