Markfield (St. Michael)

MARKFIELD (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Market-Bosworth, hundred of Sparkenhoe, S. division of the county of Leicester, 7 miles (N. W. by W.) from Leicester; containing 1203 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 1. 8.; net income, £441; patron, the Marquess of Hastings. The church has been enlarged. Land producing £10 per annum was bequeathed to the poor by Mrs. Jane Avery, in 1723.

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

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