Stainby  Lincolnshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stainby like this:

STAINBY, a parish in Grantham district, Lincoln; 2 miles SW of Colsterworth, and 5 ½ WSW of Corby r. station. Post town, Colsterworth, under Grantham. Acres, 1,550. Real property, £2,272. Pop., 168. Houses, 36. The manor belongs to the Earl of Dysart. Remains of a Roman villa were discovered some years ago. ...

The living is a rectory, united with Gunby, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £466.* Patron, the Rev. Bennet Sherard Kennedy. The church was rebuilt and restored in the decorated style, with the exception of the N aisle, in 1865, when a spire was added to the tower.

Stainby through time

Stainby is now part of South Kesteven district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Kesteven has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stainby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stainby, in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd January 2019

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