In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Saxby like this:
SAXBY, a parish in the district and county of Lincoln; on the river Ancholme, 5½ miles W N W of Wicken-by r. station, and 7 S W by W of Market-Rasen. Post-town, Spridlington, under Market-Rasen. Acres, 2, 322. Real property, £1, 581. Pop., 112. Houses, 23. The manor belongs to the Earl of Scarborough. The living is a vicarage, united with Firsby, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £96.* Patron, the Earl of Scarborough. 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 Saxby has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of West Lindsey. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Saxby and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Saxby, in West Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th May 2013
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