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Keadby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Keadby, a village and a township in Althorpe parish, Lincolnshire. The village stands on the river Trent, at the end of the Staintorth and Keadby Canal, half a mile W from the Althorpe and Keadby station on the M.S. & L.R., and 4 miles E by S from Crowie, with a post, money order, and telegraph office under Doncaster. Acreage, 1591; population, 592. There is a large wharf for the shipping of coals, and the Hull and Gainsborough steamers stop here daily. There is a Primitive Methodist and 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 
Civil parishAlthorp 
Poor Law unionThorne 

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CountyNorth Lincolnshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDN17
Post TownScunthorpe