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Bilstone, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Bilstone, a township in Norton-juxta-Twycross parish, Leicester, adjacent to the Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, 4 miles N.W of Market-Bosworth. Acreage, 713; population, 91.

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 parishNorton 
HundredSparkenhoe 
Poor Law unionMarket-Bosworth 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bilstone 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 Bilstone 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