"ASTON FLAMVILLE, a parish, township, and village in Sparkenhoe Hundred, Hinckley Union and that County Court District, is situated about 3 miles E.S.E of Hinckley. Aston Flamville parish has an area of 4670 acres, and comprises Aston Flamville and Burbage townships; the former having a population of 108, living in 20 houses, and the latter one of 1725, living in 393 houses. The River Soar has one of its sources in the parish, and the soil is various, but generally fertile."
[White's "History, Gazetteer and Directory of the Counties of Leicester and Rutland. 3rd Edition." 1877]