Place:


Roxby  Lincolnshire

 

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

ROXBY, a parish, with a village and two hamlets, in Glanford-Brigg district, Lincoln; 1 mile S by W of Winterton, and 4 N N E of Frodingham r. station. Post-town, Winterton, under Brigg. Acres, 4, 784. Real property, £5, 970. Pop., 348. Houses, 73. The property is divided among three. About 3,000 acres are rabbit-warrens. Roman coins and a tesselated pavementwere found in 1709. The living is a double vicarage Roxby-with-Risbyin the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £389.* Patron,C. Elwes, Esq. The church is good.

Roxby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/782

Date accessed: 23rd August 2019


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