Drayton  Leicestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Drayton like this:

DRAYTON, a township in Bringhurst parish, Leicester; near the river Welland, 2 miles W of Rockingham. Pop., 126. Houses, 29. There is a Wesleyan chapel. George Fox, the founder of Quakerism, was a native.

Drayton through time

Drayton is now part of Harborough district. Click here for graphs and data of how Harborough has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Drayton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Drayton, in Harborough and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th June 2018

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