Eastwell (St. Michael)

EASTWELL (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Melton-Mowbray, hundred of Framland, N. division of the county of Leicester, 3 miles (N. W.) from Waltham; containing 131 inhabitants. It is about three miles from the road between Grantham and Melton-Mowbray, and 3½ miles from the Nottingham and Grantham canal, which passes through the neighbouring parish of Harby. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 12. 1., and in the patronage of the Crown, with a net income of £372: the glebe consists of about 250 acres. Here is a Roman Catholic chapel.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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