Dowsby  Lincolnshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dowsby like this:

DOWSBY, a parish in Bourn district, Lincoln, 3½ miles SE by S of Folkingham, and 6 NNE of Bourn r. station. Post town, Rippingale, under Bourn. Acres, 1,809. Real property, £3, 618. Pop., 195. Houses, 38. The property is divided among nine. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £424.* Patron, the Rev. K. Foster. The church is old but good, and has an embattled tower.

Dowsby through time

Dowsby is now part of South Kesteven district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Kesteven has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dowsby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dowsby, in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th May 2022

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