Moira  Leicestershire


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

MOIRA, a village in Ashby-de-la-Zouch parish, Derby; adjacent to the Leicester and Burton railway, and to the Ashby-de-la-Zonch canal, 1¾ mile E of the boundary with Derby, and 3¼ W SW of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. It has a station on the railway; and many of its inhabitants are employed in coal mines. The property around it belongs to the Marquis of Hastings.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ashby de la Zouch

Moira through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 10th July 2020

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