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Holy Oakes, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Holy Oakes, a liberty formerly in Stoke Dry parish, Rutland, but which was transferred in 1885 by Local Government order to Stockerston parish, Leicestershire, near the river Eye, 3 miles NNW from Rockingham.

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 parishDrystoke 
Poor Law unionUppingham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Holy Oakes from the following:

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: