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Saxby-All-Saints - North Lincolnshire

    Entry from Kelly's Trade Directory for 1900
Saxby All Saints is a parish and small pleasant village, near the Ancholme navigation, 5miles south-west from Barton -on-Humber terminal station and 5 north-west from Elsham station on the Great Central Railway, in the North Lindsey division of the county, parts of Lindsey, northern division of the wapentake of Yarborough, petty sessional division of Barton-on-Humber, Glanford Brigg union, Barton-on-Humber county court district, rural deanery of Yarborough No.1, archdeaconry of Stow and diocese of Lincoln. The Church of All Saints, rebuilt between 1845 and1849, is a beautiful edifice in the Early Decorated style, from designs by the late Sir G Gilbert Scott R.A. consisting of chancel, nave, north aisle, south porch and an embattled tower on the south side with low spire and four pinnacles added in 1873, and containing 3 bells: a vestry was added on the north side in 1880: there are ten stained glass windows; the East window being the gift of Mrs Barton, sen. Who also rebuilt the chancel: the organ was presented in 1871 by the Rev. Charles Warren Markham M.A. rector, 1866-85: some of the church plate dates from the 16th century, and there is also a handsome service given by the late James Robert Hope Scott esq. Q.C.: in 1893 a clock was placed in the tower by the parishioners to commemorate the coming of age of Henry John Hope Barton esq.: there are 226 sittings. The register dates from the year 1719. The living is a rectory, net yearly value £240, including 10 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of Henry John Hope Barton esq. and held since 1896 by the Rev. Joshua Fielding Hoyle M.A. of Pembroke College, Cambridge. In the centre of the village is a drinking fountain, erected in 1897 in commemoration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, and in memory of the late Frederick Horsley. A Reading Room was opened in 1882. Henry John Hope Barton esq. J.P. of Saxby Hall, is lord of the manor and landowner. The soil of about one half of the parish is of a fine chalk subsoil and highly fertile; the other part of the parish, viz. The Carrs, consists of a clay subsoil, of rather black nature. The chief crops are Wheat, oats, barley and good pasture. The area is 2,389 acres of land and 17 of water; rateable value, £2,892; the population in 1891 was 302.

Parish Clerk, John Sutton; deputy Joseph Taylor. Post Office. - Joel Hebblewhite, sub - postmaster. Letters through Hull, arrive at 8.25 a.m.; dispatched at 4.45 p.m. Postal orders are issued here, but not paid. Worlaby is the nearest money order office; telegraph office, South Ferriby, 2¼ miles distant. National School (mixed), for 90 children; average attendance, 53; supported by Henry John Hope Barton esq.; John William Parkinson, master; Mrs Parkinson, mist. There are carriers through daily to Barton and Brigg.


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