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Somerby (Somerby by Grantham or Old Somerby)

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 622
1851 H.O. 107 / 2103
1861 R.G. 9 / 2347
1871 R.G. 10 / 3354
1891 R.G. 12 / 2586
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Church History

St. Mary Magdalen's church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Somerby is both a parish and a small village about three miles south-east of Grantham. The parish itself is bounded on the north by Londonthorpe parish and to the east by Ropsley parish. The parish covers about 2,155 acres and includes the Chapelry of Humbry.

Old Somerby is a small village, just east of Grantham on the B1176 road. Humby is a hamlet and chapelry in the parish about 3 miles south-east of the main village. If you are planning a visit:

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History

Year  Person
1842 Wm, HARRIS, vict.
1868 George TODD
1871 George TODD, farmer, grazier and victualler
1882 William TODD, farmer, grazier and victualler
1900 William TODD, farmer
1913 Joseph W. STOTHARD
1930 Ernest MUSSON
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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

For a photograph of both War Memorial plaques and the list of names on them, 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 194
1841 267
1851 297
1861 234
1871 271
1891 201
1911 198
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Schools

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