Glooston (St. John)

GLOOSTON (St. John), a parish, in the union of Harborough, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 5¾ miles (N. by E.) from Harborough; containing 157 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8; net income, £180; patron, the Earl of Cardigan: the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1825.

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

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