Kilby  Leicestershire


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

KILBY, a parish, with a village, in Blaby district, Leicestershire; on a branch of the river Soar, and on the Union canal, 2 miles SSE of Wigston r. station, and 6½ SSE of Leicester. Post town, Wigston, under Leicester. Acres, 1, 060. Real property, £2, 200. Pop., 362. Houses, 95. The property is divided among a few. Framework knitting is carried on. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £63. Patron, Sir H. Halford, Bart. The church is plain and good, with a very low tower. There is an Independent chapel.

Kilby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th July 2019

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