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Keisby, Lincolnshire

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Keisby, Lincolnshire

Keisby is a small hamlet in the district of South Kesteven, in Lincolnshire, England. It lies 6 miles north-west from Bourne and 9 miles south-east from Grantham. Keisby comes from an Old Norse term meaning Kisi's farmstead or village. The village is mentioned in the Domesday account, and has had different spellings over the years, from Chisebi to Kisebi and Kysebi. The English surname Kisby (and variants) is believed to originate from Keisby.
DistrictSouth Kesteven
Post townBOURNE
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF0328
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01476
 

Other names by which Keisby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Chisebi

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

Keisby, township, Lavington par., Lincolnshire, on river Glen, 3½ miles NE. of Corby, pop. 62.

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