Place:North Thoresby, Lincolnshire, England

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NameNorth Thoresby
Alt namesToresbisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 173
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.467°N 0.05°W
Located inLincolnshire, England
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North Thoresby is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated between Louth and Grimsby, approximately from each, and has a population of 2,062 with 50.5% of the population being over 60.

The area is chiefly agricultural but the majority of employed residents work in Grimsby and Cleethorpes or in the industries situated on the Humber bank.

The name North Thoresby, is composed of the given name Thor and the suffix 'by' as with other villages in the area – indicating the influence of the Vikings. South Thoresby also in Lincolnshire, is to be found to the south of Louth, whilst Thoresby Hall is not located in the area, but in Nottinghamshire some west.

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