Lindley

LINDLEY, a hamlet, in the parish of Higham-onthe-Hill, hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of the county of Leicester, 5ΒΌ miles (W. by N.) from Hinckley; containing 76 inhabitants. Here are the ruins of a chapel. William Burton, the antiquary, and his brother Robert, author of the Anatomy of Melancholy, were natives of this place, the former born in 1575, and the latter in 1576.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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