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Stanton under Bardon, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Stanton-under-Bardon, a small village and township in Thornton parish, Leicestershire, 1¼ mile NW of Thornton village, and 2 miles N by E from Bagsworth station on the Leicester and Burton branch of the M.R. Post town, Leicester. money order and telegraph office, Markfield. Acreage, 1447; population, 352. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Countess of Stamford and Warrington. The living is annexed to Thornton. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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


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

Ancient CountyLeicestershire 
Civil parishThornton 
Poor Law unionMarket-Bosworth 

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

Church Records

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictHinckley and Bosworth
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLE67