Stoke Golding  Leicestershire


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

STOKE-GOLDING, a chapelry in Hinckley parish, Leicester; on the Ashby-de-la-Zouch canal, 3¼ miles N W of Hinckley r. station. Post town, Hinckley. Acres, 1,237. Real property, £3,450. Pop., 638. Houses, 144. The manor belongs to N. Hurst, Esq. Framework-knitting is carried on. The living is a p. ...

curacy, with Dadlington, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £350. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church is of the time of Edward I., with tower and spire; and has been thoroughly repaired. There are a free school with £106 a year, and charities £50.

Stoke Golding through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stoke Golding, in Hinckley and Bosworth and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd April 2024

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