Fotherby (St. Mary)
FOTHERBY (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Louth, wapentake of Ludborough, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 3¼ miles (N. by W.) from Louth; containing 227 inhabitants. It lies on the road from Louth to Grimsby. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £3, and in the gift of the Crown; net income, £122; impropriator, D. Allenby, Esq. The tithes were commuted for land in 1764.