Gonerby, Great (St. Sebastian)

GONERBY, GREAT (St. Sebastian), a parish, in the union of Grantham, wapentake of Loveden, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, 1½ mile (N. N. W.) from Grantham; containing 1049 inhabitants, and comprising 2850 acres. The living is a vicarage not in charge, in the gift of the Vicar of Grantham, with a net income of £100: the church is an ancient structure, and has an embattled tower surmounted by a spire. Here is a school endowed with £22 per annum, chiefly bequeathed by R. Kellam, Esq., and Earl Brownlow. Some land is let in small lots of garden-ground at low rents to the poor, and £10 per annum are distributed in bread and money.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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