Hose (St. Michael)

HOSE (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Melton-Mowbray, hundred of Framland, N. division of the county of Leicester, 7 miles (N. by W.) from Melton-Mowbray; containing 417 inhabitants. It contains 2292a. 2r. 39p., of which 760 acres are arable, and the rest pasture; the surface is generally level, and the soil clayey. The Grantham canal passes through the parish. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £7. 2. 6.; net income, £105; patron and impropriator, the Duke of Rutland. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1791; the glebe contains 47 acres. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

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

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