In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Holy Oakes like this:
HOLY-OAKES, a liberty in Dry-Stoke parish, Leicester; near the river Eye, 3 miles NNW of Rockingham. Real property, £1, 123. Pop., 9. House, 1.
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 Holy Oakes 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 Holy Oakes and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Holy Oakes, in Harborough and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th May 2013
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