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Isley Walton, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Isley Walton, a township and a chapelry attached to Kegworth parish, Leicestershire, near the boundary with Derbyshire, 2½ miles SW from Castle Donington, and 5½ W by S from Kegworth station on the M.R. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Castle Donington. Acreage, 475; population, 42. The living is annexed to the rectory of Keg-worth, in the diocese of Peterborough. All Saints' chapel is a small plain building consisting of nave, south porch, and a western tower. Lord Donington is lord of the manor and chief landowner.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyLeicestershire 
Civil parishKegworth 
HundredWest Goscote 
Poor Law unionShardlow 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland, have the following parish records online for Isley Walton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1710-19161754-19391779-1929 

Churches

Church of England

All Saints Chapel

All Saints' chapel, a small plain building, originally existing as early as 1220, was rebuilt in 1719. again in 1819 and again in 1899, and consists of nave, north porch and a western tower containing 2 bells undated: the communion plate, which is now lost, included a silver cup, dated 1575, and other vessels &c. of pewter.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Isley Walton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Isley Walton are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Leicestershire newspapers online:

DistrictNorth West Leicestershire
CountyLeicestershire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDE74
Post TownDerby