Somersby  Lincolnshire


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

SOMERSBY, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; 6½ miles ENE of Horncastle r. station. Post town, Horncastle. Acres, 600. Real property, £945. Pop., 72. Houses, 11. The manor belongs to the Rev. L. B. Burton. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £220.* Patron, the Rev. L. B. Burton. The church was repaired in 1833. The poet Tennyson is a native.

Somersby through time

Somersby 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 Somersby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th September 2021

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