Wanlip  Leicestershire


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

WANLIP--originally Onelip--a parish in Barrow- upon-Soar district, Leicester; on the river Soar, 1½ mile W of Syston r. station. Post town, Leicester. Acres, 952. Real property, £2,157. Pop., 117. Houses, 25. The manor belongs to Sir G. J. Palmer, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £336.* Patron, Sir G. J. Palmer, Bart. The church is good; and there is a national school.

Wanlip through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th April 2024

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