Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Groby. You may be able to find further references to Groby in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Groby village Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Groby within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincoln 2
Thomas Pennant In St Albans 2
Thomas Pennant Tamworth to Meriden 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Ratby 0 2
Newtown Linford 0 2
Bradgate Park 0 2
Anstey 0 4
Kirby Frith 0 2
Leicester Frith 0 3
Glenfield 0 4
Kirby Muxloe 0 2
Markfield 5 2
Cropston 0 2
Ulverscroft 0 2
Gilroes 0 2
New Parks 0 3
Leicester Forest 0 2
Beaumont Leys 1 2
Maplewell Longdale 0 2
Thurcaston 0 2
Desford 0 2
Thornton 0 2
Freaks Ground 0 2