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Halstead, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Halstead, a township in Tilton parish, Leicestershire, 11 miles E from Leicester. Acreage, 1441; population, 187. There are petrifying springs and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishTilton 
HundredEast Goscote 
Poor Law unionBillesdon 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Halstead 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 Halstead 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:

DistrictHarborough
CountyLeicestershire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtLE7
Post TownLeicester