Gonerby, Little

GONERBY, LITTLE, a suburb of Grantham, in the union and borough of Grantham, wapentake of Loveden, parts of Kesteven, county of Lincoln, ½ a mile (N. W.) from Grantham; containing 1968 inhabitants. This place and Manthorp form a township, comprising 1209a. 1r. 16p. of land, mostly the property of Earl Brownlow. It, with Grantham and Spittlegate, was first lighted with gas in 1833, by a company established with a capital of £6000.

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

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