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Saxby All Saints

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  • The parish was in the Barton sub-district of the Glanford Brigg Registration District.
  • Check our Census Resource page for county-wide resources.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1871 R.G. 10 / 3438
1891 R.G. 12 / 2629


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


Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
  • Some of the church plate dates from the 1500s, but the date of the original church structure is unknown.
  • The church was rebuilt in 1848 from a design by George G. SCOTT.
  • The church seats 226.
  • There is a photograph of All Saints church on the Wendy PARKINSON Church Photos web site.
  • Here is a photo of All Saints Church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

All Saints Church

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1719.
  • The Lincolnshire FHS has published several marriage indexes and a burial index for the Yarborough Deanery to make your search easier.
  • Check our Church Records page for county-wide resources.

Civil Registration

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

Description and Travel

Saxby is both a village and a parish 5 miles south of Barton on Humber. To the north is Horkstow parish and to the south is Bonby parish. The parish covers about 2,400 acres.

The village sits in a small vale in the Wolds overlooking the Ancholme River valley. If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the B1204 arterial road south out of South Ferriby or north out of Brigg.
  • Visit our touring page for more sources.

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Historical Geography

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



  • Saxby Hall is mentioned in the old directories, but not described.

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Lincoln county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • The parish was in the ancient Yarborough Wapentake in the Glanford district in the parts of Lindsey.
  • Kelly's 1900 Directory of Lincolnshire places the parish, perhaps erroneously, in the North Lindsey division of the county.
  • District governance is currently provided by the North Lincolnshire Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.



Year Inhabitants
1801 215
1831 260
1841 287
1871 286
1881 327
1891 302
1901 298
1911 274


  • The parish school was enlarged in 1855 to hold up to 90 children.
  • For more on researching school records, see our Schools Research page.