UK Genealogy Archives logo

Claxby (Walesby), Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Claxby, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on the Wolds, 1 mile ENE of Usselby station on the G.N.R., and 3½ miles N of Market-Rasen, under which is the post and, money order office; telegraph office, Market-Rasen. Acreage, 1728; population of the civil parish, 226; of the ecclesiastical, 365. The living is a rectory united with the rectory of Normanby-on-the-Wolds in the diocese of Lincoln; joint gross yearly value, £1030. There are Primitive 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 parishClaxby St. Mary 
Poor Law unionCaistor 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Claxby 1561-1837, Lincolnshire is available to browse online.

Findmypast, in conjunction with the Lincolnshire Archives, have the following parish records online for Claxby by Normanby:

1566-1911 1566-19111566-1910

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 Claxby (Walesby) from the following:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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