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North Owersby, Lincolnshire

Historical Description

Owersby, North, a village and a parish in Lincolnshire. The village stands 3½ miles E of the river Ancholme, 4 WNW of Usselby station on the Hull and Lincoln branch of the M.S. & L.R., and 5 NW by N of Market Rasen. It has a post office under Market Rasen; money order and telegraph office, Market Rasen. Acreage, 3443; population of the civil parish, 390; of the ecclesiastical, with Kirkby St Andrew with Osgodby, 814. The manor belongs to the Angerstein family, who are also sole landowners. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Kirkby-cum-Osgodby, in the diocese of Lincoln; net value, £320 with residence. The church is a neat modern edifice of stone in the Norman style. It was restored in 1888. There are also Free Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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DistrictWest Lindsey
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLN8
Post TownMarket Rasen