Great Dalby  Leicestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Great Dalby like this:

DALBY (Great), or Dalby Magna, a parish in Melton-Mowbray district, Leicester; 3 miles S by W of Melton-Mowbray r. station. Post town, Melton-Mowbray. Acres, 2, 328. Real property, £3, 252. Pop., 484. Houses, 97. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £209.* Patron, Sir R. Burdett, Bart. The church is old and bad. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a free school.

Great Dalby through time

Great Dalby is now part of Melton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Melton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Great Dalby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Great Dalby, in Melton and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st May 2018

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