Scrivelsby  Lincolnshire


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

SCRIVELSBY, a parish in Horncastle district, Lincoln; 2½ miles S by E of Horncastle r. station. Post-town, Horncastle. Acres, 2, 142. Real property, with Dalderby, £3, 977. Pop. of S. alone, 168. Houses, 25. The manor belonged anciently to the Marmions and the Ludlows; passed, in the time of Richard II., to the Dymokes; belongs now, with S. ...

Court, to the Hon. and Rev. John Dymoke; and was formerly held on the tenure of attending each monarch of England on horseback at hiscoronation, and proclaiming a challenge to all opposers. The living is a rectory, united with Dalderby, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £830. Patron, the Hon. and Rev. J. Dymoke. The church is good; and has a tower and spire of 1861.

Scrivelsby through time

Scrivelsby 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 Scrivelsby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th April 2024

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