Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Spilsby within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Spilsby, town and par. with ry. sta., Lincolnshire, 7 miles SW. of Alford and 19 miles NE. of Boston, 1671 ac., pop. 1482; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Spilsby is the chief town in the S. part of Lindsey; it has trade in corn and agricultural produce; four fairs are held annually. There is an endowed grammar school. A bronze statue has been erected to Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), the Arctic navigator, who was a native.
A village in Bolingbroke hundred, in the county of Lincolnshire.