Ashby, a large village and township 7 miles
west from Brigg, in the parish of Bottesford, containing 429
inhabitants, and 2,100 acres of land, extending to the river Trent,
on the direct road from Brigg to Burringham ferry. The Wesleyan and
Primitive Methodists have each a chapel here. The Hull and
Gainsborough steamers pass in the Trent.
Letters are received through the Brigg office.
Carriers to Brigg. - Everatt Jackson & Thomas Kendall,
thurs. returning the same day.
Healey, Henry, esq.
Trafford, Mrs Elizabeth.
This extract provides a description and history of Ashby. It has
been transcribed directly from the original directory.