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Normanton le Heath, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Normanton-le-Heath, a village and a parish in Leicestershire, 10 miles SE of the boundary with Warwickshire, and 3 SE by S of Ashby-de-la-Zouch station on the M.R. There is a post and money order office under Ashby-de-la-Zouch; telegraph office, Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Acreage, 1366; population, 166. The property belongs to Lord Belper, who is also lord of the manor. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Decorated style, and has a tower and spire, beautiful windows, and an old carved oak screen. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishNailstone 
HundredSparkenhoe 
Poor Law unionAshby-de-la-Zouch 

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 Normanton Le Heath:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1695-19161754-18341695-19301696-1991

Civil Registration

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Normanton le Heath 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 Normanton le Heath 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 districtLE67