Barsby

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Location
52°41'42"N
000°58'04"W
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 United Kingdom
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Barsby is a village and former civil parish now in the parish of Gaddesby, in the Melton district, in the county of Leicestershire, England. In 1931 the parish had a population of 162. The surname derives from the village.

History

The village's name means 'farm/settlement of Barn' or 'farm/settlement of the children/offspring'. Barsby was recorded in the Domesday Book as Barnesbie. Barsby was a chapelry in Ashby-Folville parish in 1866 Barsby became a civil parish in its own right, on 24 March 1884 Ashby Newbould was transferred from Ashby Folville and areas were moved to and from South Croxton. On 1 April 1936 the parish was abolished and merged with Gaddesby.
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