In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hundleby like this:
HUNDLEBY, a village and a parish in Spilsby district, Lincoln. The village stands 1 mile WN W of Spilsby r. station, and 4½ NW of Firsby; and is a pleasant place.The parish includes Twentylands, 1 mile S of the village; and has 243 acres of allotment in the West Fen. Total acres, 1, 228. Post town, Spilsby. Real property, £3, 060. Pop., 704. Houses, 126. The property is divided among four. The manor belongs to Lord Willoughby d'Eresby. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Va1ne, £118. Patron, Lord Willoughby d'Eresby. The church was rebuilt in 1855; is in the later English style; consists of nave, N aisle, and chancel, with a tower; and has a handsome stone pulpit. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £12. The Spilsby workhouse also is here; and, at the census of 1861, had 141 inmates.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hundleby, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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