Hambleton or Hamilton, Leicestershire
Hambleton or Hamilton, a hamlet in Barkby parish, Leicestershire, 3 miles NE of Leicester. It belonged to William de Hambleton, grandson of the first Earl of Leicester, is alleged by some to have given rise to the Scottish ducal family of Hamilton, and gives the title of Viscount Hamilton to the Marquis of Abercom.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hambleton or Hamilton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Hambleton)
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Leicestershire is online.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Leicestershire newspapers online: