- This parish was part of the Aslackby sub-district of the Bourne Registration District.
- Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
- The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
|1841||H.O. 107 / 617|
|1851||H.O. 107 / 2095|
|1861||R.G. 9 / 2316|
|1871||R.G. 10 / 3313|
|1891||R.G. 12 / 2556|
- The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
- All Saints Church has portions dating to the 13th Century, although the tower and most of the structure is from the 14th Century.
- The church was restored in 1857.
- The church seats 170.
- John BLAKESTON has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2011.
- Here is a photo of the church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):
- The parish was in the Aslackby sub-district of the Bourne Registration District.
- Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration beginning in July 1837.
Dunsby is both a town and a parish 4 miles northeast of Bourne. The A15 trunk road, formerly known as the "Great Road from London to Lincoln," passes down the west side of the parish. Hacconby parish lies to the south, Rippingale parish to the north. The South Forty Foot Drain completes the eastern border. The Carr Dyke runs through the parish. The parish covers over 2,670 acres.
If you are planning a visit:
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Dunsby to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Dunsby has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF105268 (Lat/Lon: 52.827408, -0.361422), Dunsby which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
For a list of the names of the men who died in World War I, see the Jamie and Sue site.
- The name Dunsby is from the Old English Dun+by, for "farmstead of Dun(n)", appearing in the 1086 Domesday Book as Dunesbi.
[A. D. Mills, "A Dictionary of English Place-Names," Oxford University Press, 1991].
Year Inhabitants 1801 146 1831 172 1841 195 1871 200 1881 223 1891 193 1901 256 1911 280 1921 260 1931 211
- The parish built a National School here in 1855 that could hold 50 students.
- For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.