|Located in||Leicestershire, England|
|See also||West Goscote Hundred, Leicestershire, England||hundred in which the parish was included|
|Loughborough, Leicestershire, England||ancient parish of which it was an extra-parochial area|
|Loughborough Rural, Leicestershire, England||rural district of which it was part 1894-1936|
|Castle Donington Rural, Leicestershire, England||rural district of which it was part 1936-1974|
|North West Leicestershire District, Leicestershire, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Charley is a civil parish located in the North West Leicestershire District of Leicestershire, England. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 203. It is set within the Charnwood Forest.
Charley is near to Shepshed, Copt-Oaks and Whitwick.
Charley was originally an extra-parochial area of Loughborough ancient parish but was made a separate civil parish sometime after 1858. It became part of Loughborough Rural District in 1894. In 1936 the parish of Charley was enlarged by the abolition of Whitwick civil parish and by gaining part of Woodhouse civil parish. Also, in 1936, Charley became part of Castle Donington Rural District.
- The Ashby-de-la-Zouch Rural District page includes a map illustrating the civil parishes in the area including Whitwick before the changes of 1936. (On this map Charley is the unidentified parish between and to the south of Shepshed and Whitwick.)
- The alterations of 1936 are illustrated on the Ordnance Survey Map of 1944 provided by A History of Britain through Time.
Categories: Leicestershire, England | Charley, Leicestershire, England | West Goscote Hundred, Leicestershire, England | Loughborough, Leicestershire, England | Loughborough Rural, Leicestershire, England | Castle Donington Rural, Leicestershire, England | North West Leicestershire District, Leicestershire, England