Grimston  Leicestershire


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

GRIMSTON, a parish in Melton Mowbray district, Leicester; on the Wolds, 4 miles N of Kirby r. station, and 5 WNW of Melton Mowbray. Post town, MeltonMowbray. Acres, 920. Real property, £1, 726. Pop., 190. house, 39. The manor, with most of the land, belongs to the Earl of Aylesford. The living is a vicarage, under the vicarage of Rothley, in the diocese of Peterboringh. Value, £43. Patron, the Vicar of Rothley. The church is old; has an embattled tower; and was recently in disrepair. Charities, £13.

Grimston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd January 2019

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