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Laceby - Spelling through the Ages

Over the years LACEBY has been spelt in many different ways inofficial, documents. This is because it would have been written down aspeople pronounced it, and here from the Records are twenty-five ways to spell LACEBY :-

1086 LEVESBI LENESBI LEUESBI - Domesday Book

1107 LESBI - Rogero de Lesbi - Charter Gift

1115 LAYSESY - Lindsey Survey

1164 LEUSESI - 2 Henry II

1201 LESEBY - Earliest Assize Roll

1201 LEISSEBI - Deed of Gift

1227 LESSEBY - Gift of King John (Exchange of Land)

1234 LESSEBY - Court Rolls dated Dec. 26th "Henry 3rd grant to John son of Geoffrey de Nevill and his heirs of a yearly fair at his manor of Lesseby on the vigil, the feast, and the morrow of St. Margarets (July 20th)"

1266 LEISSEBY - Award by Henry III

1272 LEYSESY - Court Rolls

1314 LAISSEBY - Patent Rolls

1315 LAYSSEBY - Patent Rolls

1359 LAYCEBY - Account of Ship Built

1363 LAISCEBY - Patent Rolls

1372 LAYSCEBY - Inquisition into land

1383 LAIFSEBI - Letter from British Museum to Laceby. Rector 1905 (Walter Rector of LAIFSEBI)

1428 LECEBY - Sir William Oldhall. Receipt from farmers - South Ormsby)

1519 LASBY - Cathedral Records

1563 LACEBIE - Return to Bishop of Lincoln (Church Popery)

1575 LACABIE - Marquis of Salisbury Papers (Rents £12.0.10d)

1576 LACEBYE - Lincoln Cathedral Papers

1602 LASEBIE - State of Churches

1763 LUSBY - Bowen and Kitchen's Map of Lincoln

1781 LACEBY - Original Accounts and handwritten description of Rectory