Place:Roxby Cum Risby, Lincolnshire, England

NameRoxby Cum Risby
Alt namesLow Risbysource: from redirect
High Risbysource: from redirect
Sawcliffesource: from redirect
Dragonbysource: from redirect
TypeUrban district
Coordinates53.637°N 0.602°W
Located inLincolnshire, England
Also located inLindsey, England     (1889 - 1974)
Humberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
See alsoGlanford Brigg Rural, Lindsey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1936
Glanford District, Humberside, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-1996
North Lincolnshire District, Lincolnshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1996
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Roxby cum Risby is a civil parish forming part of the district of North Lincolnshire in Lincolnshire, England.

The main settlement is Roxby. Smaller settlements include Dragonby, Sawcliffe, High Risby and Low Risby.


"Roxby with Risby (or "Roxby cum Risby") is a pair of villages that make up a single parish in the north of Lincolnshire. Both villages lie west of the old Roman Road known as Ermine Street, about 9 miles WSW of Barton on Humber and just north of Scunthorpe. Branches of the Old River Ancholme flow between the villages. The parish of Appleby borders on the south and east and Winterton lies only a mile to the north. The parish covers about 4,900 acres of land and also includes the hamlets of Sawcliffe and Dragonby."


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Roxby is a village in North Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) north from Scunthorpe and 1 mile (1.6 km) south-east from Winterton on the A1077. Roxby stands on a prominent part of the Lincoln Cliff and overlooks the Humber Estuary.

Roxby has less than 500 inhabitants, and forms part of the civil parish of Roxby cum Risby.

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