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Theddingworth, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Theddingworth, a village and a parish in Leicestershire. The village stands on the Rugby and Stamford branch of the L. & N.W.R., on which it has a station, and on the Grand Union Canal, 4½ miles W by S of Market Harborough. The parish includes Hothorpe hamlet in Northamptonshire, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Rugby. Acreage, 2581; population, 252. The manor belongs to Earl Spencer. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough; gross value, £112 with residence. The church, which was well restored in 1858 under the direction of the late Sir G. Gilbert Scott, R.A., is an ancient building of stone in the Norman and Early English styles; it contains some interesting tombs and monuments. There is a Congregational 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 
Ecclesiastical parishTheddingworth All Saints 
Poor Law unionMarket-Harborough 

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 Theddingworth:


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Theddingworth from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Theddingworth 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:

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLE17
Post TownLutterworth