Leicester Forest  Leicestershire


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

LEICESTER-FOREST (EAST and WEST), two extraparochial tracts in Blaby district, Leicestershire; from 2½ to 5 miles S of Leicester. Acres, about 700. Real property, £1,387. Pop., 82 and 51. Houses, 16 and 9. The property is divided chiefly among three.

Leicester Forest through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 12th April 2024

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