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Sysonby, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Sysonby, a chapelry and township in Melton-Mowbray parish, Leicestershire, 1 mile W of Melton-Mowbray. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Melton-Mowbray. Acreage, 1240; population, 147. The manor belongs to the Earl of Bessborough. The living is annexed to Melton-Mowbray. The church is a small building of stone in the Norman style.

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 
Poor Law unionMelton-Mowbray 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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