In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Beaumont Leys like this:
BEAUMONT-LEYS, an extra-parochial tract in Barrow-upon-Soar district, Leicestershire; near the Leicester and Swannington railway, 2 miles N of Leicester. Acres, 1,210. Real property, £1,955. Pop., 31. Houses, 6.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Beaumont Leys has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Leicester. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Beaumont Leys and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Beaumont Leys, in Leicester and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 21st May 2013
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