Braceby, a parish in Lincolnshire, 4½ miles WNW of Folkingham, and 7 E from Grantham station on the G.N.R. Post town, Folkingham, which is the telegraph office; money order office, Ropsley. Acreage, 951; population, 96. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln, consolidated with the rectory of Sapperton; joint net yearly value, £176 with residence. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Early English style.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Braceby St. Margaret|
|Poor Law union||Grantham|
|Wapentake||Winnibriggs and Threo|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Braceby:
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Braceby from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Braceby (St. Margaret))
Online maps of Braceby are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Lincolnshire papers online: