Caution: There is a Dalby in Yorkshire's North Riding, too.
Dalby is a small village and a parish about 3 miles north of Spilsby. Ulceby parish is to the north and Skendleby parish is to the east. The parish covers about 1,300 acres and includes the hamlet of >Dexthorpe.
If you are planning a visit:
- The parish was in the Spilsby sub-district of the Spilsby Registration District.
- Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
- The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
||H.O. 107 / 2109
||R.G. 9 / 2375
||R.G. 10 / 3393A
||R.G. 12 / 2603
- The Anglican parish church dedication was unknown for many years.
- In 1859, the church was reported to need repair.
- The church, which had been a small and ancient structure, was rebuilt in stone in 1862.
- The church seats about 100.
- Here is a photo of Saint Lawrence church, taken by Ron Cole (who retains the copyright):
- The Anglican parish register dates from 1721.
- The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Bolingbroke Deanery to make your search easier.
- Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.
- The parish was in the Spilsby Sub-district of the Spilsby Registration District.
- Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.
- Dalby Hall was built in 1858 in a well-wooded park. It replaced the Old Hall which had burnt to the ground in January, 1841.
- Dalby Hall was the seat of Bartholomew Claypon GARFIT.
- The national grid reference is TF 4070.
- The village is small enough that it does not appear on most small scale (large area) maps.
- You'll want an Ordnance Survey Explorer map, which has a scale of 2.5 inches to the mile.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
- This place was an ancient parish in the county and became a modern Civil Parish in the first wave of establishing these.
- The parish was in the Wold division of the ancient Candleshoe Wapentake in the East Lindsey district in the parts of Lindsey.
- For today's district governance, see the East Lindsey District Council.
- A parish charity generated about £6 yearly, which was distributed to the poor at Christmas.
- As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, the parish became part of the Spilsby Poor Law Union.
- Children of the parish attended school in Partney
- See our Schools page for more information on researching school records.
Last updated on 26-August-2012
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