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Barkby is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England. It is situated on the Barkby Brook, north-east of Leicester, and only a short way from Leicester's urban sprawl in Thurmaston and Syston. Nearby villages are Beeby and Barkby Thorpe. The parish has a population of around 300.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Barkby, Leicestershire has been known in the past
Barkby Thorpe ~ Barcheberie ~ Barchebi ~ Barchbebi ~ Barchbriebi
Barkby, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Barkby, par. and township, N. Leicestershire, 1½ mile SE. of Syston ry. sta. and 4½ miles N.E. of Leicester, 2290 ac., pop. 1046; township, pop. 579; P.O.
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