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Thorpe Satchville, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Thorpe Satchville, a township and parish in Leicestershire, 5 miles S by W of Melton Mowbray, and 2 N from John o' Gaunt station on the Nottingham, Melton, and Market Harborough branch of the G.N. and L. & N.W. Joint railway. Post town and money order office, Melton Mowbray; telegraph office, John o' Gaunt (R.S.) Acreage, 1330; population of the civil parish, 176; of the ecclesiastical with Hungarton and Twyford, 813. The manor belongs to the Finch family. The living is a chapelry annexed to the vicarage of Twyford with Hungarton; joint net value, £114 with residence. The church is an edifice of stone in the Late Perpendicular style. There is a Primitive Methodist 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 parishTwyford 
HundredEast Goscote 
Poor Law unionMelton-Mowbray 

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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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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtLE14
Post TownMelton Mowbray