Greenfield

GREENFIELD, a hamlet, in the parish of Aby, union of Louth, Marsh division of the hundred of Calceworth, parts of Lindsey, county of Lincoln, 3 miles (N. W.) from Alford; containing 27 inhabitants. A priory was founded in honour of St. Mary, before 1153, by Eudo de Greines and Ralph his son, for nuns of the Cistercian order; the revenue at the Dissolution was £79. 15. 1.

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

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