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Atterton, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Atterton, a township in Witherley parish, Leicester, 3 miles E by N. of Atherstone. Acreage, 640; population, 35.

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 parishWitherley 
HundredSparkenhoe 
Poor Law unionAtherstone 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Atterton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Atterton 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:

DistrictHinckley and Bosworth
CountyLeicestershire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtCV13
Post TownNuneaton