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Scremby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Scremby (sometimes called Serenity-cum-Grebby),a, pretty village and a parish in Lincolnshire, 2½ miles WNW of Burgh station on the East Lincolnshire section of the G.N.R., and 3½ ENE of Spilsby. There is a post office under Spilsby; money order office, Skendleby; telegraph office, Partney. Acreage, 1342; population, 187. Scremby Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln; gross value, £260 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Portland. The church is a building of brick consisting of chancel, nave, and western tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishScremby St. Peter and St. Paul 
Poor Law unionSpilsby 

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

Church Records

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1716-1911 1716-18361716-1911

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

DistrictEast Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtPE23
Post TownSpilsby