In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gunby like this:
GUNBY ST. NICHOLAS, a parish in Grantham district, Lincoln; on the SW verge of the county, 6 miles SW of Corby r. station, and 10 S of Grantham. Posttown, Colsterworth, under Grantham. Acres, 66s. Real property, £1, 669. Pop., 164. Houses, 34. The manor belongs to the Earl of Dysart. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Stainby, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church comprises nave and chancel, with later English tower. Charities, £6.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gunby, in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th March 2017
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