Church of St Batholomew, Keelby
Keelby shown within Lincolnshire
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|– London||140 mi (230 km) S|
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|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Keelby is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, on the A18, 6 miles (10 km) west from the seaport of Grimsby and 4 miles (6 km) east from the local Humberside Airport, with close access to the A180 to the north, and M180 to the west.
In the 2001 Census it had a population of 2,172, comprising 48.6% males, and 51.4% females.
Keelby has a tennis court, bowling green, park, primary school, guest house and a war memorial, a Mace and a Spar store, and two public houses, the King's Head and the Nag's Head. Religious sites are the Church of England St Bartholomew's Church and a Methodist chapel.
Keelby once had a village pond situated at the junction of Pelham Crescent and Mill Lane, however this was filled in during the 1950s.
There is a football club with adult and junior teams. The village cricket club, reformed in 1975 after a 10 year break, plays in the Lincolnshire League, the Grimsby Midweek League and the East Lindsey Sunday League. Matches were played on the village green until 2009 before moving to a new multi-purpose sports complex on the edge of the village in 2010.
Keelby is within the catchment area of three secondary schools, Healing Comprehensive, Caistor Yarborough, and Caistor Grammar School.
- "National Archive Domesday Book". Retrieved 10 May 2013.