Sparkenhoe  Leicestershire


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

SPARKENHOE, a hundred in the W of Leicester; containing 38 parishes, and parts of 3 others. Acres, 108,852. Pop. in 1851, 38,077; in 1861, 37,579. Houses, 8,213.

Sparkenhoe through time

Sparkenhoe 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 Sparkenhoe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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