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Upton, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Upton, a township in Sibson parish, Leicestershire, 4 miles SW of Market Bosworth, and 2 SW from Shenton station on the M.R. and L. & N.W.R. Post town, Nuneaton; money order and telegraph office, Market Bosworth. Acreage, 1327; population, 105.

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 parishSibson 
Poor Law unionMarket-Bosworth 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Upton from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Leicestershire is online.


Online maps of Upton 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
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtCV13
Post TownNuneaton