Saundby

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Saundby
Saundby is located in Nottinghamshire
Saundby
Saundby
Saundby shown within Nottinghamshire
Population2,159 (2001)[1]
OS grid referenceSK7854587981
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtDN22
PoliceNottinghamshire
FireNottinghamshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Nottinghamshire
53°22′55″N 0°49′12″W / 53.382°N 0.820°W / 53.382; -0.820Coordinates: 53°22′55″N 0°49′12″W / 53.382°N 0.820°W / 53.382; -0.820

Saundby is a village in Nottinghamshire, England two miles west of Gainsborough and lay within the civil parish of Beckingham cum Saundby. In 2011 it had become a civil parish in its own name. The parish is bordered on one side by the River Trent. The village Church of St Martin was extensively restored in 1885.[2]

Saundby Origin – Saun+by (+by – farmstead of) Danish origin, possibly when the Danes travelled inland up the River Idle and settled in the area).Saundby is a small hamlet adjoining Beckingham with a population of approximately 100.[3] Saundby was a village of farmstead and small holdings. At one point a cheese farm existed as a way of dealing with excess milk that arose when the school canteens were closed.

Population[edit]

The very small population of around 100 people[4] in Saundby has had little or no change in the last 50 years. The population was measured at 165 at the 2011 census.[5] The graphs below represent this data in comparison to England and Wales http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/data_rate_page.jsp?u_id=10269805&c_id=10001043&data_theme=T_POP&id=0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Statistics". Lead Key Figures. Direct gov. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus. 1979. The Buildings of England:Nottinghamshire.Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin.
  3. ^ "History or Beckingham and Saundby". Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  4. ^ "Vision of Britain". Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Civil parish population 2016". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 April 2016.