Ashby Parva  Leicestershire


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

ASHBY-PARVA, or Little Ashby, a parish in Lutterworth district, Leicester; 1½ mile NE of Ullesthorpe r. station, and 3½ NNW of Lutterworth. It has a post office, of the name of Ashby-Parva, under Lutterworth. Acres, 1,357. Real property, £2,742. Pop., 160. Houses, 46. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £260.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. Charities, £187 of which £150 belong to an almshouse and a school.

Ashby Parva through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st December 2023

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