In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Knight Thorpe like this:
KNIGHT-THORPE, a township in Loughborough parish, Leicester; near Loughborough. Real property, £1, 533. Pop., 58. Houses, 12.
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 Knight Thorpe 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 Knight Thorpe and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Knight Thorpe, in Charnwood and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 10th December 2013
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