Place:


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

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 South Croxton has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Charnwood. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering South Croxton and units named after it.

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.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10715

Date accessed: 25th October 2014


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