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Asterby (also Asserby)

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2107
1861 R.G. 9 / 2367
1871 R.G. 10 / 3381
1891 R.G. 12 / 2598
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Church History

St. Peter Church

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Asterby is both a town and parish six and half miles north of Horncastle and eight miles southwest of Louth. The parish itself is bounded on the north by Stenigot parish, to the west by Goulceby and on the south by Hemingby. The parish is in the heart of The Wolds. In 1871, the civil parish covered about 900 acres, but that was enlarged by 1900 to 1,100 acres. The ecclesiastical parish included Goulceby.

Asterby is a small village, often not marked on many modern maps. In was more populous in ancient times (see Population). If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Names, Geographical

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Names, Personal

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 154
1811 199
1821 189
1831 231
1841 256
1851 313
1861 304
1871 295
1881 213
1891 166
1901 154
1911 137
1921 149
1931 117
2001 103
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Schools

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[Last updated: 2-November-2013 - Louis R. Mills]