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Rigsby, Lincolnshire

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Rigsby, Lincolnshire

Rigsby is a village and part of the civil parish of Rigsby with Ailby, about 2 miles west of the town of Alford, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. "Rigesbi" was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was listed as having 19 households and a church. The Old church of Rigsby, which was rebuilt in 1863, had an example of a thatched roof. Today the church is a grade II listed building of limestone dedicated to Saint James, rebuilt in 1863 by James Fowler.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townAlford
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4375
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 Rigsby, Lincolnshire has been known in the past

Rigsby With Ailby ~ Richesbi ~ Righesbi ~ Rigesbi

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

Rigsby, par., Lincolnshire, 1½ mile W. of Alford, 1040 ac., pop. 112.

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