Grainsby  Lincolnshire


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

GRAINSBY, a parish in Louth district, Lincoln; 3 miles WNW of North Thorseby r. station, and 6½ S of Great Grimsby. Post town, North Thorseby, under Louth. Acres, 1, 167. Real property, £1, 965. Pop., 124. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Grainsby Hall, a fine mansion, with greater part of the land, belongs to the Haighs. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £285.* Patron, J. Johnston, Esq. The church is good, and has a tower.

Grainsby through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Grainsby, in East Lindsey and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th November 2020

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