Misterton  Leicestershire


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

MISTERTON, a parish in Lutterworth district, Leicester; on the river Swift, 1 mile E by S of Lutterworth, 3¼ ENE of Watling-street at the boundary with Warwick, and 4 WNW of Welford and Kilworth r. station. It contains the village of Walcote, and the hamlet of Poultney. the former of which has a post office under Lutterworth. ...

Acres, 3,580. Real property, £7,584. Pop., 554. Houses, 137. The property is divided among a few. Misterton Hall is the seat of Col. T. Arthur. The parish is a meet for the Pytchley hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £870.* Patron, J. H. Franks, Esq. The church is very old, in tolerable condition: and has a tower and spire. There are a national school, and charities £32.

Misterton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th May 2020

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