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Gaulby, Leicestershire

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Gaulby, Leicestershire

Gaulby (or Galby) is a village in East Leicestershire, England, 7 miles east of the city of Leicester. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 131. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the village was recorded as Galbi, one of 230 manors in Leicestershire held by Hugh de Grandmesnil. Through the 12th and 13th centuries the manor was held by the Earls of Leicester, the last Earl being John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (died 1399).
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6900
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which Gaulby, Leicestershire has been known in the past


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

Galby, par. and township, S. Leicester, 2 m. SW. of Billesdon -- par., 1170 ac., pop. 107; township, pop. 88.

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