Branston  Leicestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Branston like this:

BRANSTON, Branstone, or Braunston, a parish in Melton-Mowbray district, Leicester; 7 miles N of Frisby r. station, and 8 NNE of Melton-Mowbray. It has a post office under Grantham. Acres, 960. Real property, £2,662. Pop., 297. Houses, 57. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £350.* Patron, the Duke of Rutland. The church is very good.

Branston through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Branston, in Melton and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 30th May 2020

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