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Aby, Lincolnshire

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Aby, Lincolnshire

Aby is a village in the civil parish of Aby with Greenfield, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is approximately 32 miles east of Lincoln, and 11 miles south of Louth. The village's name is of Old Norse origin, and means "village on a river" (Old Norse á, river, and býr, village). The villages of Åby in Sweden and Aaby in Denmark have names of identical origin and meaning.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townAlford
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4178
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 Aby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


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

Aby, par., mid. Lincolnshire, near Claythorpe ry. sta., and 3 miles NW. of Alford, 1440 ac., pop. 352.

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