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Fotherby, Lincolnshire

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Fotherby, Lincolnshire

Fotherby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies just east off the A16, 13 miles east of Market Rasen and 10 miles south of Cleethorpes. In the Domesday account Fotherby is written as "Fodrebi". Before the Conquest lordship was held by Thorgot Lag, and after, Berengar of Tosny, with Robert of Tosny as Tenant-in-chief.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townLouth
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3191
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Fodrebi ~ Forebi

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

Fotherby, par., N. Lincolnshire, 3 miles NW. of Louth, 1400 ac., pop. 237; P.O.

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