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Little Grimsby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Grimsby, Little, a parish in Lincolnshire, 3 miles N from Louth station on the G.N.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Louth. Acreage, 823; population, 5 8. The property belongs mainly to the lord of the manor. Grimsby Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln; net yearly value, £80. The church is good, and the churchyard contains monuments to the Nel-thorpes.

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 parishLittle Grimsby St. Edith 
Poor Law unionLouth 

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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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN11
Post TownLouth