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Arnesby, Leicestershire

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Arnesby, Leicestershire

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.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP6192
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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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