In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Frolesworth like this:
FROWLESWORTH, a parish in Lutterworth district, Leicester; near the river Soar, the Midland railway, and the Fosse way, 2 miles SSW of Broughton-Astley r. station, and 5 NNW of Lutterworth. It has a post office under Lutterworth. Acres, 1, 496. Real property, £3, 635. Pop., 291. Houses, 80. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £457.* Patron, the Rev. S. L. Noble. The church is ancient and tolerable. Chief Baron Smith's alms-houses have £541; and other charities £3.
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 Frolesworth has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Harborough. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Frolesworth and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Frolesworth, in Harborough and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th May 2016
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