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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).
DistrictHarborough
Post townLEICESTER
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6900
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population131
 

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

Galby

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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