Dunsby, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire, on Lincoln Heights, 4¼ miles NNE of Bourn town, and 1 mile S from Rippingale station on the G.N.R., with a post office under Bourn; money order and telegraph office, Rippingale. Acreage, 2671; population, 193. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, o£276 with residence. Patron, the Governors of Charterhouse, London. The church is a building of stone in the Early English and Decorated styles.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Dunsby All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Bourne|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Dunsby from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Dunsby (All Saints))
Online maps of Dunsby 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
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