Harston (St. Michael)

HARSTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Grantham, hundred of Framland, N. division of the county of Leicester, 6 miles (S. W. by W.) from Grantham; containing 181 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £8. 1. 8., and in the patronage of the Crown: the tithes have been commuted for £230, and the glebe comprises nearly 44 acres. The church was lately enlarged, and 50 additional sittings were provided. The parsonagehouse was rebuilt a few years since.

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

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