Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HARROWBY

HARROWBY, a township in Grantham parish, Lincoln; adjacent to the Grantham and Nottingham canal, 1 mile W of Grantham. Real property, £3, 072. Pop., 118. Houses, 19. The manor belonged to the Rolts; passed, about the middle of last century, to the Ryders; and gives them the title of Earl. Harrowby Hall was formerly the seat of the earls, but is now otherwise occupied.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Lincolnshire AncC
Place: Harrowby

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