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Arnesby is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 343. The village is south of Leicester, on the Welford Road, between Kilby and Shearsby. The village has an early 12th century Norman church and a Baptist church which dates from the early 18th century. The Rev. Robert Hall was born at Arnesby, where his father, Robert Hall, was pastor of the Baptist congregation.
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Other names by which Arnesby, Leicestershire has been known in the past
Arnesbey ~ Erendesberie ~ Erendesbi
Arnesby, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Arnesbey, par., in S. of co. and 8 miles SE. of Leicester, 1510 ac., pop. 421; birthplace of Robert Hall (1764-1831), preacher and writer.
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