Sileby lies astride the main railway line between Leicester and Nottingham.
Sileby lies astride the main railway line between Leicester and Nottingham. In the 20th century it became a dormitory settlement for these two citi
Castle Donington is a small market town in north-west Leicestershire.
Few wills are proved in this period of civil war and interregnum. Bishops were abolished in 1646 together with their probate courts.
Seven wills and seven inventories survive from this period which is dominated by the Loker family of Andwell, tenants of Winchester College at the
Five wills and six inventories survive for this period, all of them for testators from Up Nately.
Up Nately was a small v
The wealthiest testator of the 16th century was Gilbert Lookar with an inventory of c. £545.