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Timeline item 02: 1085 - The village appears in the Domesday Book

White's Directory. Leicestershire 1877
Old Dalby: overview of village life to include residents, occupation and commercial activity

War Agriculture Executive Committee.
Cultivation of Land Order, No. 2362.
February 7, 1918.

Newspaper article for the 21st Old Dalby Day 'Roll up for Old Dalby day'. Organiser Zena Stansbie said: "What makes Old Dalby day such a big eventin the area is that it generates a lot of money for charities and the village".

Vale of Belvoir Test Match, played at "The Oval" Nether Broughton, Thursday June 21st 1951.
All Old veteran cricketers picked from 13 villages, Nottingham and Leicester. Age of both teams total 2,285 years.
Jack Skinner (Capt), Old…

Photograph of local football team, pre-match, at King Edward VII Upper School, Melton Mowbray. (L-R Top) Ken Morgan; Keith Bailey; Derek (Spud) Oldham; Albert Perkins; Sean McCarthy; Ken Yaxley. (L-R Bottom) [?] Gerald Whittaker; [?] Don Benzie; Bob…

Photograph of local football team, pre-match, at King Edward VII Upper School, Melton Mowbray. (L-R Top) Sean McCarthy; Derek (Spud) Oldham; Ken Morgan. (L-R Bottom) John Greaves; Vincent McCarthy; Gerald Whittaker.

Photograph of 'Three Old Maids of Lee' from Old Dalby Fancy Dress Ball, 1925. (L-R) Mrs James Pick (local farmers); Mrs R. Howard (local builders); Mrs A.W.B Greaves (farming family Nether Broughton Grange, Old Dalby)

Photograph of Dorothy Ann Pick and Ronald Greaves on their wedding day, April 5th 1926. They are pictured with the best man, Mr L.M Goodbourn and six bridesmaids, at Longcliffe Farm, following the ceremony at Old Dalby Church.

March 1977. Local residents get together to plant a tree on The Green, to commemorate the Queen's Silver Jubilee.
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