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Help and advice for Hareby

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  • The parish was in the Spilsby sub-district of the Spilsby Registration District.
  • We have an extract of a small portion of the 1901 surname index which you are welcome to review or add to.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 636
1851 H.O. 107 / 2109
1861 R.G. 9 / 2374 & 2375
1871 R.G. 10 / 3392A & 3393A
1891 R.G. 12 / 2603
1901 R.G. 13 / 3075


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Hareby area or see them printed on a map.


Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul.
  • The church nave was rebuilt in 1858.
  • The church seats 60 persons.
  • There is a photograph of Saints Peter and Paul Church on the Wendy PARKINSON web site under "Yet More Lincolnshire".
  • Here is a photo of Saints Peter and Paul's Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

Saints Peter and Paul Church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1567.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Bolingbroke Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Spilsby sub-district of the Spilsby Registration District.
  • Check our Civil Registration page for sources and background on Civil Registration which began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

This village and parish lie 4.5 miles west of Spilsby and about 8 miles south-east of Horncastle. The parish covers just under 750 acres.

If you are planning a visit:

  • See our touring page for more sources.
  • Here is a photo of the village Millenium Dome, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):
Millenium Dome

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Hareby has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincolnshire and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the West division of the ancient Bolingbroke Wapentake in the East Lindsey district of the county, parts of Lindsey.
  • The parish was also in the Bolingbroke Soke.
  • Kelly's 1912 Directory of Lincolnshire places this parish in the South Lindsey division of the county.
  • For today's district governance, see the East Lindsey District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.



Year Inhabitants
1801 59
1831 81
1851 97
1871 44
1881 42
1891 38
1901 46
1911 44


  • No school is known to be built in this parish.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.