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Driby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Driby, a parish in Lincolnshire, 4 miles W by S from Alford station on the G.N.R., and 5½ N of Spilsby. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Spilsby. Acreage, 1370; population of the civil parish, 115; of the ecclesiastical, 394. The living is a rectory, consolidated with those of South Ormsby and Calceby; joint net yearly value, £579. The church, a small building of stone, has a brass of the 16th century.

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 parishDriby St. Michael 
Poor Law unionSpilsby 

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

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN13
Post TownAlford