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Slawston

Description in 1871:
"SLAWSTON, a parish, with a village, in the district of Uppingham and county of Leicester; 2 miles NW of Medbourne-Bridge r. station, and 5 NE of Market-Harborough. Post town, Market-Harborough. Acres, 1,510. Real property, £3,241. Pop., 246. Houses, 59. The manor belongs to the Earl of Cardigan. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £174. Patron, the Earl of Cardigan. The church is of the 13th century, and has a tower and spire. There is an Independent chapel."
John Marius Wilson's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2309
1871 R.G. 10 / 3304
1891 R.G. 12 / 2550
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel.

Slawston is a village and a parish overlooking the Welland vale, about 15 miles south of Leicester and 6 miles northeast of Market Harborough. The parish covers about 1,500 acres and includes Othorpe hamlet.

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History

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 266
1841 250
1871 202
1881 184
1901 145
1971 90
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Schools

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[Last updated: 12-November-2014 - Louis R. Mills]

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