In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Careby like this:
CAREBY, a parish in Bourn district, Lincoln; on a branch of the river Glen, 1½ mile SW of little Bytham r. station, and 5½ WSW of Bourn. Post Town, Castle-Bytham, under Stamford. Acres, 1,454. Real property, £1,878. Pop., 107. Houses, 23. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged formerly to the Hatchers; and belongs now to G. B. Reynardson, Esq. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Holywell and Aunby, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £400.* Patron, G. B. Reynardson, Esq. The church is very good.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Careby, in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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