In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Attleborough like this:
ATTLEBOROUGH, a chapelry in Nuneaton parish, Warwick; on the Trent Valley railway and the river Anker, near the Coventry canal, 1 mile S of Nuneaton. It was constituted in 1843. It has a post office under Nuneaton. Real property, £4,539. Pop., 1,392. Houses, 322. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £170.* Patron. the Vicar of Nuneaton. The church was built in 1841, and is in the early English style. There are a Baptist chapel and a national school.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Attleborough, in Nuneaton and Bedworth and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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