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Ashby Puerorum, Lincolnshire

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Ashby Puerorum, Lincolnshire

Ashby Puerorum is a small village in the in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, situated to the west of Bag Enderby and north of the A158, 6 miles north-west from Partney and 4 miles east from Horncastle. Bishop Oliver Sutton (1280–1299) was responsible for the renaming of this village, coining the name Ashby Puerorum or "the Little Boys' Ashby". This came about after the bishop assigned the revenues of the vicarage of Ashby to the upkeep of the boys in the cathedral choir.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townHorncastle
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF3271
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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