Barrow upon Soar  Leicestershire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Barrow upon Soar like this:

Barrow-on-Soar, par. and township with ry. sta., N. Leicestershire, 3 miles SE. of Loughborough -- par., 9160 ac. (area of par. includes Mount Sorrell Southend, which is in another parish), pop. 6400; township, 2510 ac., pop. 2024; P.O.; has mfrs. of lace and hosiery. Bishop Beveridge (1638-1708), Oriental scholar and author, was a native.

Barrow upon Soar through time

Barrow upon Soar is now part of Charnwood district. Click here for graphs and data of how Charnwood has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Barrow upon Soar itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barrow upon Soar, in Charnwood and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd March 2024

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