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Stonton Wyville (or Staunton Wyville)

Description in 1871:
"STONTON-WYVILLE, a parish in Market-Harborough district, Leicester; 3 miles E by N of Kibworth r. station. Post town, Kibworth-Harcourt, under Leicester. Acres, 1,190. Real property, £2,272. Pop., 102. Houses, 21. The manor gives the title of Baron to the Earl of Cardigan. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £230. Patron, the Earl of Cardigan. The church is early English. Bishop de Wyville, who died in 1375, was a native."
[John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," (1870-72)]

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2251
1871 R.G. 10 / 3226
1891 R.G. 12 / 2492
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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.

Stonton Wyville is a parish, a township and a small village in Leicestershire. It is 9.5 miles south-east of Leicester city, 6 miles north-east of Market Harborough and 90 miles north of London. The parish covers 1,217 acres.

The remains of a Roman Road pass just north of the village. If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1811 122
1841 102
1871 84
1881 88
1891 56
1901 65
1911 42
1921 55
1931 60
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