Laughton, Leicestershire


Laughton, a parish in Leicestershire, on the Grand Union Canal, 2 miles N of Theddingworth station on the L. &N.W.B., and 5 1/4 W by N of Market Harborough. Post town, Rugby½ money order and telegraph office, Theddingworth. Acreage, 1151; population, 108. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £220 with residence. The-church is a small and ancient building of stone in the Gothic style, containing numerous mural tablets. There are some-charities.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1754.


Details of the places of worship in Laughton, and their records, can be found on the following pages:

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Leicestershire is online.


Old maps of Laughton are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.