Willesley  Derbyshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Willesley like this:

WILLESLEY, a parish in the district of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and county of Derby; 1½ mile SSW of Ashby-de-la-Zouch r. station. Post town, Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Acres, 910. Real property, £1,233. Pop., 45. Houses, 9. The manor, with W. Hall, belongs to Lady E. M. A. Hastings. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £65. Patron, Lady E. M. A. Hastings. The church is good.

Willesley through time

Willesley is now part of North West Leicestershire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North West Leicestershire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Willesley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Willesley, in North West Leicestershire and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 02nd October 2022

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