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Potters Marston, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Potters Marston, a township in Blaby union, Leicestershire, 4½ miles NW from Hinckley, and 1½ mile W from Elmsthorpe station on the Leicester and Nuneaton branch of the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Hinckley; money order and telegraph office, Stoney Stanton. Acreage, 703; population, 19. The manor belongs to the Heathcote family, who are sole landowners. The Hall, an ancient mansion, formerly the seat of the Boothby family, is now a farmhouse. The living is a chapelry, united with Stapleton to the rectory of Barwell, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church, which consists of nave only, is a small building of stone.

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 parishBarwell 
HundredSparkenhoe 
Poor Law unionBlaby 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Potters Marston from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictBlaby
CountyLeicestershire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtLE9
Post TownLeicester