In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gartree like this:
GARTREE, a hundred in Leicestershire; mainly contiguous to Northamptonshire, but including detached portions to the E of Goscote hundred. It contains thirty-nine parishes and parts of five others. Acres, 80, 071. Pop. in 1851, 17, 546; in 1861, 18, 762. Houses, 4, 173.
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 Gartree 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 Gartree and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gartree, in Harborough and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th June 2013
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