St Edmund's Kirk, Riby
|Riby shawn within Lincolnshire|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||140 mi (230 km) S|
|Sovereign state||Unitit Kinrick|
|EU Pairlament||East Midlands|
History[eedit | eedit soorce]
Thare are twa scheduled barraes 650 metres sooth-wast o Riby Grove Farm. Whilst thay are nae langer visible abuin grund, the burial remains survive inside. Ane is a Neolithic lang barrae, an the ither a Bronze Age bowl barrae.
A huird o 15-20,000 bronze coins datin frae Gallienus tae Aurelian (AD 253-275) wur foond in a urn covered bi a dish at Riby Wold Farm in 1953. The coins are held bi the Ashmolean Museum pendin clessification. Lincoln Museum haud a further collection o 21 coins, Constantine - Gratian (AD 305-383), thocht tae be anerly pairt o a hoard foond at Riby.
The pairish kirk is a Grade II* leetit building dedicatit tae Saunt Edmund an datin frae the 12t hunderyear wi a 1868 restoration bi Ferrey, an biggit frae limestane an airnstane. The wast door is late 13t-hunderyear, an thare is a blockit 12t-hunderyear door in the north aisle. The east windae records that George Tomline fundit the restoration, an thare are several memorials tae the Tomline faimily in the kirk.
"Nine soldiers slaine in a skirmish in the field of Riby the day before, buried June the 19th."
"Charles Skelton, a soldiour wounded in the same skirmish, buried June the 20th."
"William Willoughbie a soldier wounded in the skirmish above named, buried July the 4th"
Riby Grove wis a kintra hoose, nou demolished, which stuid in the veelage. In 1803 Marmaduke Tomline, awner o the Riby Grove, bequeathit the hoose an estate tae George Pretyman, the Bishop o Lincoln, on condeetion that he adoptit the name Tomline. Pretyman acceptit the inheritance an thereafter adoptit the name Pretyman-Tomline. His son William Edward Pretyman Tomline wis born at Riby in 1787 an became a Member o Pairlament an Heich Sheriff o Lincolnshire for 1924–25. He in turn haed a son "Colonel" George Tomline, a Member o Pairlament an Heich Sheriff o Lincolnshire in 1852 an aw. The hoose wis demolished in 1935.
Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Historic England. "Scheduled Barrows at Riby (1018838)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- Historic England. "Coins found at Riby (80244)". PastScape. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- Historic England. "Coins found at Riby (80251)". PastScape. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- Historic England. "St Edmunds church, Riby (1146937)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- William White (1856). Notes and Queries, Vol 13. Oxford University Press. p. 272. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- "Riby School". Lincs to the Past. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
- FirmSites Blank Unit: Jill Kennington - People - Articles - FirmSites Blank Unit, accessdate: 28 August 2014
Freemtia airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]
Media relatit tae Riby at Wikimedia Commons