Lincolnshire Village 
Income of the Livings

taken from The History of Heapham, Pilham and Springthorpe . . . by Oxoniensis, 
reprinted from the "Gainsborough News"
[transcribed by Simon Collins]

The Taxatio of 1291 has the following record:
  • Spryngthorp £8 00
The Inquisitiones Nonarum of 1340 have the following:
  • Spryngthorp. Taxed at xii marks. The commissioners render account of vi pounds from the ninth sheaf, fleece, and lamb of the parich of Spryngthorp, whose church is taxed at xii marks, which is worth so much less that the sum at which it is taxed because the chief part of the value of the said church consists of glebe, of hay, fiax, hemp, and other small tithes, as appears by the inquiry and information taken upon the oath of john de Steresgarth, A am de Calkewell, Robert akke Bek, Robert de Grene, Henry fil William, and Ralph del Lull, and other companions of the same parish, whose names were noted and their oath taken. Sum vi pounds.
The Valor Ecclesiasticus, 1535, has the following:
  • Spryngthorp:  Ds. Richard Heapham, Rector. Pays 10s for proxies and synodals. Value £14 3s 4d.
The Certified Value on 20 Aug 1717 was.:
  • Springthorpe £60 19s 10 ½ d 
The Liber Ecclesiasticus, 1835, has the following:
  • Springthorpe Net Value £150.
The Statistical Returns for 1900 have the following:
  • Springthorpe. Tithe Rent Charge commuted at £179, Value in 1900, £124 4s 4d. Rent of Glebe £3, Ecclesiastical Commissioners £34 18s 0d, Gross income, £162 2 s 4d. Deductions, Rates and Taxes £10 2s 11d, Insurance, tenths, etc £7 16s 1d. Net Income £144 3s 4d.