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Great Dalby, Leicestershire

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Great Dalby, Leicestershire

Great Dalby is quite a large village 3 miles south of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. It has a population of between 300-400 and the parish church of St. Swithun was built during the 14th century. It is referred to in some UK census records as Dalby Magna.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7414
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Dalby ~ Dalby Great ~ Dalby Magna

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

Dalby, Great, par. and ry. sta., N. Leicestershire, 3 miles SW. of Melton Mowbray, 2328 ac., pop. 455; P.O.; contains Dalby Hall.

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