Lubenham (All Saints)
LUBENHAM (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Market-Harborough, hundred of Gartree, S. division of the county of Leicester, 2 miles (W.) from Harborough; containing 578 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Lutterworth to Harborough, and comprises 2700 acres: the Union canal passes along the eastern boundary. Part of the population is engaged in the manufacture of silk plush. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 5.; net income, £84; patron, Thomas Paget, Esq. Here is a national school; and £26 per annum, the produce of a portion of Gabriel Newton's charity at Leicester, are appropriated to the clothing of children.