We have the most comprehensive information online of the history and ecology of Groby, supplemented by a unique photographic collection which can be found in the Gallery Section.
Groby Time Line
- the changing landscape over the last few million years.
The Grey Family
- who played a fascinating role in English history.
Bradgate House and Stables
majestic house that was visited by royalty
- Groby granite railway.
The Flora of Groby Parish
- by Edith Hesselgreaves (1973)
- all about Groby and the surrounding area.
Jos & Dean Tweedle
- memories of their time at Groby Lodge farm
- personal memories of war-time Groby.
- yes Groby once had a transport cafe.
- the surrounding woods of Martinshaw and Sheet Hedges.
- personal memories of times spent at the Lodge.
Castle and Old Hall
- the mound of earth at the rear of the Old Hall is all that remians of the castle.
Drinking Fountain & Cattle Trough
- the grand opening in 1909.
- St.Philip and St. James Church built in 1840.
United Reformed Church
- non conformists were meeting here in the very early 19th century.
- the importance of such pictures.
reputedly the largest natural expanse of open water in Leicestershire
- your garden is a good place to start!
Class of '61
A couple of old Groby-ites celebrated their 50 years of friendship by going on a trip down memory lane.
Groby Sold in 1925!
- following the death of the 8th Earl of Stamford and Warrington, Lady Venetia Grey decided to sell off the estate.
Road and Street Names
- how they came about.
- part of Groby's common field system dating from the Medieval period.