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Careby, Lincolnshire

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Careby, Lincolnshire

Careby is the principal village in the a civil parish of Careby Aunby and Holywell in the South Kesteven district of South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England. The River West Glen flows through the parish, near Careby, forming part of the parish boundary. The name derives from the Old Scandinavian Kariby or "village of a man named Kari," and first appears in 1199 as Careby. The placename suffix, "by", is immensely common in this part of the country, being part of the Danelaw.
Post townStamford, Lincolnshire
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0216
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Careby, Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Careby, par. and township, S. Lincolnshire, 5½ miles SW. of Bourn -- par., 7760 ac., pop. 294; township, 1454 ac., pop. 168; P.O.

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