In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Beesby in the Marsh like this:
BEESBY-IN-THE-MARSH, a parish in Louth district, Lincoln; 3 miles NNE of Alford r. station. Post Town, Alford. Acres, 1,1 80. Real property, £1,822- Pop., 174. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £207. Patron, Rev. H. P. Mason. The church is good.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Beesby in the Marsh has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of East Lindsey. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Beesby in the Marsh and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Beesby in the Marsh, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th January 2015
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