In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Swinderby like this:
SWINDERBY, a parish, with a village, in the district of Newark and county of Lincoln; on the Nottingham and Lincoln railway, 6¼ miles NE by N of Newark. It has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Newark. Acres, 1,640. Real property, £3,622. Pop., 572. Houses, 125. The property os subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £260.* Patron, the Rev. W. J. Clarke. The church is old but good. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £30.
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 Swinderby has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of North Kesteven. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Swinderby and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Swinderby, in North Kesteven and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th October 2016
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