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Bigby

Description and Travel

This village, township and parish lies south of Barnetby le Wold and north-west of Caistor. Somerby parish lies to the south-east. The parish covers about 3,450 acres and includes the hamlet of Kettleby.

The hamlet of Kettleby lies about 1.5 miles west of the Bigby village. This hamlet is where Kettle, a captain of the Dane Knute, is said to have resided. A portion of Brigg township incorporates the western edge of the parish. If you are planning a visit:

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Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2392
1871 R.G. 10 / 3420 & 3429
1891 R.G. 12 / 2621
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Church History

Bigby All Saints

Bigby All Saints

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Land and Property

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Manors

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Maps

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Military Records

For a photograph of the Bigby War Memorial and the two names on the plaque, see the Roll of Honour site.

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

     Year  Inhabitants
1801 178
1831 190
1871 294
1891 265
1911 235
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Schools

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Last updated on 13-January-2014
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