Welcome to Leicestershire Ancestors Glen Parva Page!
GLEN PARVA FACTS
Sue Townsend who wrote the Adrian Mole books grew up here. It is speculated that many of the locations and characters in her books were based on local places and people. Snooker player Tom Ford, was born in Glen Parva.
The Great Central Railway used to pass through Glen Parva. The route has now been made into a paved walkway which leads directly into Leicester's city centre, which is popular for walking and cycling along.
The Glen Pub - Hillsborough Road
Do you remember the Glen Hall? It was situated where the Co-op is today!
Glen Parva on wikipedia
As with all pages on wikipedia, facts and figures need to be checked!
Local websites in and around Glen Parva
Glen Parva Parish Council
The Glen Parva Lady on Honoring the Dead
Glen Parva Manor
Glen Parva - The Manor - AD 1452
Old Map of Glen Parva
Carver's Corner Shopping Parade
Carver's Corner is named after the Carver family, specifically Stephen James Harold Carver & his eldest son Stephen Graham Carver, who owned the row and ran the Post Office & newsagent until the late 1980s.
The Ford - Glen Parva
Runs down the side of the Manor. Close to Blaby
The County Arms - soon to be flats!
Corner of Little Glen Road
HMP Glen Parva