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Braceby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

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.

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 parishBraceby St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionGrantham 
WapentakeWinnibriggs and Threo 

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

Church Records

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1770-1812 1761-18371773-1812

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSouth Kesteven
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG34
Post TownSleaford