GOADBY, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Billesdon, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 8 miles (N. by E.) from MarketHarborough; containing 122 inhabitants. It lies to the south of the Uppingham and Leicester road, and comprises an area of 944a. 3r. of land, mostly in pasturage; the soil is a red marl, and the surface hilly. The manor belongs to Joseph Sebley, Esq., but the principal part of the soil to Lord Berners, Sir Arthur Grey Hazlerigg, Bart., and John Dunmore, Esq.: Mrs. Elizabeth Dunmore has a neat residence here. The chapel, which is subordinate to the living of Billesdon, is a small edifice of ancient date, without a tower. The township appears to have been formerly called Goltebi, and sometimes Gundeby.