Peatling Parva, Leicestershire
Peatling Parva, a parish, with a village, in Leicestershire, 4 miles ESE of Broughton Astley station on the Rugby and Leicester branch of the M.R., 4 S of Countesthorpe station on the M.R., and 4½NE of Lutterworth. Post town and telegraph office, Lutterworth; money order office, Gilmorton. Acreage, 964; population, 117. The manor belongs to the Webster family. Little Peatling Hall is a large mansion of brick standing in its own grounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £300 with residence. The church is a neat edifice of stone consisting of chancel, nave, N and S aisles, S porch, and an embattled western tower. It has some good stained windows, and an ancient tombstone of 1480.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Peatling Parva St. Andrew|
|Poor Law union||Lutterworth|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Peatling Parva from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Peatling Parva (St. Andrew))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Leicestershire is online.
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
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- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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