South Croxton  Leicestershire


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

CROXTON (South), a parish in Barrow-upon-Soar district, Leicester; on an affluent of the river Wreak, 4 miles SSE of Brooksby r. station, and 7 SW of Melton-Mowbray. It has a post office, of the name of Croxton, under Leicester. Acres, 1, 760. Real property, £2, 535. Pop., 311. Houses, 68. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £130.* Patron, the Duke of Rutland. The church is old but good; and comprises nave, aisles, chancel, and steeple. Charities, £32 and four cottages.

South Croxton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th June 2019

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