Riby  Lincolnshire


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

RIBY, a parish, with a village, in Caistor district, Lincoln; on the Wolds, 3¼ miles S S W of Stalling borough r station, and 5¾ W S W of Great Grimsby. Post-town, Grimsby. Acres, 2, 749. Real property, £4, 612. Pop., 242. Houses, 49. The property belongs to G. Tomline, Esq. R. Hall is Mr. T.'s seat. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £80. Patron, G. Tomline, Esq. The church is old and ivy-clad, and contains memorials of the Tomlines.

Riby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th September 2020

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