|OS grid reference|
|• London||135 mi (217 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||MARKET RASEN|
Owmby-by-Spital is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 2 miles (3 km) east from the A15 road, 11 miles (18 km) north from Lincoln and 8 miles (13 km) west from Market Rasen. The population of the civil parish (just called Owmby then) was 388 at the 2011 census.
Owmby-by-Spital is listed in 6 entries of the Domesday Book as 'Ouneby', in the Aslacoe wapentake, in the West Riding of Lindsey. The largest holder in 1066 and 1086 being the Bishop of Lincoln (St Mary). Other land holders in 1086 include Bishop Odo of Bayeux, Ivo Tallboys (Taillebois), and Jocelyn, (son of Lambert).
The civil parish covers an area of 1,600 acres (6.5 km2). According to the 2001 Census it had a population of 309.
The designation of "Spital" in the name comes from the proximity to the village of Spital-in-the-Street.
A school was built in 1836, by 1881 Owmby school had closed.
- "Owmby-by-Spital". Mapit. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". -Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
- Kelly's Directory (1919), p. 454
- "Owmby by Spital". GENUKI. Retrieved 22 June 2020.