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Thurnby, Leicestershire

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Thurnby, Leicestershire

Thurnby is a village just east of Leicester's city boundaries, in the Harborough district. Thurnby village proper is set to the south of the A47, just after it leaves the city. A sister village, Bushby lies just to the East and merges into it such that the two have made one civil parish, Thurnby and Bushby, since 1935.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6404
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Thurnby, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Thurnby, par. and township (ry. sta. Thurnby and Scraptoft), in co. and 3½ miles E. of Leicester - par., 2740 ac., pop. 432; township, pop. 232; P.O.

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