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Barrowby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Barrowby, a parish, with three hamlets, in Lincolnshire, on the Grantham and Nottingham railway, 1½ mile W of Grantham, under which it has a post and telegraph office. Acreage, 4440; population, 817. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross value, £1025 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is an ancient and interesting edifice of stoue of the Early English Decorated period. There are Free Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyLincolnshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBarrowby All Saints 
Poor Law unionGrantham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Barrowby 1538-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Barrowby:


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barrowby from the following:


Online maps of Barrowby are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online:

Villages, Hamlets, &c

Stenwith or Stenwaites
DistrictSouth Kesteven
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG32
Post TownGrantham