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Woodthorpe, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Woodthorpe, a hamlet and a township in Longhborough parish, Leicestershire, 1½ mile S of Loughborough. Acreage, 411; population, 58.

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 parishLoughborough 
HundredWest Goscote 
Poor Law unionLoughborough 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Woodthorpe 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 Woodthorpe 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:

DistrictCharnwood
CountyLeicestershire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtLE12
Post TownLoughborough