Goadby  Leicestershire


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

GOADBY, a chapelry in Billesdon parish, Leicester; near a branch of the river Welland, 5½ miles N by W of Medbourne - Bridge r. station, and 8 NNE of Market-Harborough. Post - town, Billesdon, under Leicester. Real property, £1, 860. Pop., 134. Houses, 28. The manor belongs to Lord Berners. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Billesdon, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church was restored in 1854.

Goadby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th January 2019

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