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Gilmorton, a village in South Leicestershire, England with a population of over 900, is near to Ashby Magna & Lutterworth. The town's Anglo-Saxon origin is shown by its appearance in the Domesday book compiled in 1086. with a population of about 140. The name may come from Anglo-Saxon origins: gilden (or gylden) meaning golden, and morton, a town on the moor. Contributions to the history of Gilmorton were published privately by Martin Bloxsom B.A. , M. Inst.C.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Gilmorton, Leicestershire has been known in the past
Gilmorton, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Gilmorton, par., S. Leicestershire, 3 miles NE. of Lutterworth, 3143 ac., pop. 644; P.O.
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