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    Discover Wrawby - North Lincolnshire

Wrawby is a small & pleasant village, 2 miles east of Brigg, 12 miles to the east of Scunthorpe and 8 miles south west of Barton-upon-Humber. Due to its location on the Lincolnshire Wolds, it has fine views of both the town of Brigg & the Vale of Ancholme.

Wrawby is home to one of the best known landmarks in North Linclonshire - Wrawby Postmill - which can be seen from miles around.
Maps & Aerial Photographs
| Map of Wrawby | Aerial Photograph |

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    Local News & Events

Local News Home Page
Local News will appear here.

Local Events

    Travel & Tourism

Places of Interest Home Page
Wrawby Postmill - Last working postmill in the North of England. - [micro-site]
Elsham Hall Country & Wildlife Park
- [micro-site]
Buttercross - Brigg Tourist Information Centre
The River Ancholme & The Ancholme Valley

Mowden House - Wrawby
Mowden House.....[micro-site]
Barton Road
01652 652145

Wish U Well Guest House - Wrawby
Wish U Well Guest House...[micro-site]
Brigg Rd
01652 652301
Places to stay in & around Wrawby.

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Places of Worship
Local Places of Worship
Saint Mary the Virgin C of E
New Life Church - Brigg

Education Home Page
Nearest Primary School:
Wrawby St Mary's C of E Primary School (0.3 Miles)
Nearest Secondary School:
Vale of Ancholme Technology College ( 1.5 Miles )
Nearest Sixth Form:
Vale of Ancholme Technology College ( 1.5 Miles )


Sport & Leisure Home Page
Brigg Leisure Centre - [micro-site]
Fishing on the River Ancholme
Boating on the River Ancholme
Golfing at Elsham Golf Course

    Eating & Drinking

The Jolly Miller - Wrawby
The Jolly Miller - [micro-site]
Brigg Road,

DN20 8RH
01652 655658

The Jolly Miller - Wrawby
Black Horse - [micro-site]
Melton Road,

DN20 8SL
01652 652382


Shopping in Brigg Home Page
Brigg in the nearest shopping centre and offers plenty of friendly local shops selling a vast range of produce and giftware. The town centre is well worth a visit . There is also a weekly market in the town centre on Thursdays & Saturdays & a Farmers Market on the fourth Saturday of each month.

Shopping Online with the
Click Here To go To is one of sister sites. The site is a directory of links to online shops giving you some of the cheapest & best deals around.

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    Discover Wrawby's History

Origins & Place-Name Home Page
The Doomsday Book (1086) referred to the village as "Waragebi".
Other names - for the village include Wragebi, Wragheby & Wraweby.
The name - can be translated to "Wraghi's farmstead. village".

History Home Page
Here are Weslyan and Primitive Methodist chapels. A Cemetery of four acres was formed in 1857 with two mortuary chapels; it is under control of the Burial Board. There is a parish reading room, supported by £5 a year left by the late T. Tapling esq. and subscriptions. Mrs Helen Tripp's charity amounts to £2 15s yearly, of which one-third is paid to the vicar for preaching a sermon yearly on St. Thomas's day (21st December) and two-thirds for the poor. Valentine Dudley Hycary-Elwes esq. of Great Billing Hall, Northamptonshire, who is lord of the manor, the Earl of Yarborough P.C. and Clare College, Cambridge, are the principal landowners.
.... [Entry From Kelly's Trade Directory for 1900].

Population Through The Years Home Page
Year - Population
Year - Population
1801 - 283
1811 - 381
1821 - 456
1831 - 638
1841 - 880
1851 - 931
1861 - 1257
1871 - 1304
1881 - 1264
1891 - 1342

1901 - 1469
1911 - 747
1921 - 841
1931 - 690
1951 - 777
1961 - 827
1971 - 1021
1981 - 992
1991 - 1240

Church of St Mary Home Page
The church of St. Mary is an ancient building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, north and south porches and an embattled western tower, with pinnacles, containing 3 bells: the tower is Early English, the nave Gothic of late and debased character: in the chancel, rebuilt about 1800, is an altar tomb belonging to the Tyrwhitt family, and between it and the north aisle is a hagioscope: the doorway leading to the rood loft remains, and in the windows linger some fragments of ancient stained glass: the north porch was erected in 1887 at a cost of £105, to commemorate the 50th year of residence of the Rev. John Rowland West M.A. late vicar (1837-93), and in 1891 the roof of the chancel was decorated in colour:
....[entry from Kelly's Trade Directory for 1900]

    Useful Inforamtion[visit site] Home Page
The Official Village Website - This includes lots of info about Wrawby & the community - Also has information about the Wold Villager Bus.

Local Links For More Information
Wrawby Postmill.....[micro-site]
Last working postmill in the North of England

Elsham Hall Country & Wildlife Park.....[micro-site]

Google Search Results
Google Images

Entry from Kelly's Trade Directory for 1900
Entry from White's Directory for 1842 - Directory - Wrawby Entries Home Page
St Mary Virgin C of E - Place of Worship
Wrawby St Mary's Church of England Primary School
P Willey & Son
Black Horse
- Public House
Jolly Miller
- Public House
Mowden House
- Accommodation
Wish U Well Guest House
- Accommodation

The Jolly Miller
Brigg Road
DN20 8RH
Tel: 01652 655658
| Map | Microsite |

Black Horse
Melton Road

DN20 8SL
01652 652382

| Map | Microsite |

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