Place:


Thurlaston  Leicestershire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Thurlaston like this:

THURLASTON, a parish, with a village and two townships, in Blaby district, Leicester; 3½ miles SSE of Desford r. station, and 6 NE of Hinckley. It has a post-office under Hinckley. Acres, 2,980. Real property, £5,914. Pop., 698. Houses, 148. The property is much subdivided. Normanton Hall belongs to W. Worswick, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £400.* Patron, the Rev. J. Arkwright. The church was recently restored. There are a national school, and charities £10.

Thurlaston through time

Thurlaston is now part of Blaby district. Click here for graphs and data of how Blaby has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Thurlaston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thurlaston, in Blaby and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11343

Date accessed: 16th December 2017


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