In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Upton like this:
UPTON, a township in Sibson parish, Leicester; 4 miles SW of Market-Bosworth. Real property, £2,016. Pop., 145. Houses, 31.
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 Upton has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Hinckley and Bosworth. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Upton and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Upton, in Hinckley and Bosworth and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 20th June 2013
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