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Gilroe or Gilroes, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Gilroe or Gilroes, formerly an extra-parochial tract, now a parish, in Leicestershire, about 1¼ mile NW from the town of Leicester. Acreage, 185; population, 34.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyLeicestershire 
HundredWest Goscote 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Gilroe or Gilroes from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Leicestershire is online.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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