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Rowden, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Rowden, a hamlet in Higham-on-the Hill parish, Leicestershire, 3½ miles WNW of Hinckley.

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 parishHigham on the Hill 
HundredSparkenhoe 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Rowden 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: