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Thorpe Satchville

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Description in 1871:
"THORPE-SATCHVILLE, a chapelry in Twyford parish, Leicester; 5 miles S by W of Melton-Mowbray r. station. Post town, Melton-Mowbray. Acres, 4,278. Real property, £2,116. Pop., 171. Houses, 38. The property is much subdivided. The living is annexed to Hungerton."
[John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72"].

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Census

  • The parish was in the Melton Mowbray sub-district of the Melton Mowbray Registration District.
     
  • The 1851 Census for Leicestershire has been indexed by the Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society. The whole index is available on microfiche. The society has also published it in print.
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  • In 1935, the parish was transferred to the Melton and Belvoir Registration District.
     
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2299
1871 R.G. 10 / 3292
1891 R.G. 12 / 2543
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Michael.
     
  • The church seats 100.
     
  • Andrew TATLOW has a photograph of St Michael and All Angels Church on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2006.
     
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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1508.
     
  • The church is in the rural deanery of Goscote (first portion).
     
  • The Wesleyan Methodist chapel was built in 1845.
     
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Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
     
  • The parish was in the Melton Mowbray sub-district of the Melton Mowbray Registration District.
     
  • In 1935, the parish was transferred to the Melton and Belvoir Registration District.
     
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Description & Travel

Thorpe Satchville is a chapelry, a township and a parish which lie about 15 miles north-east of Leicester city and 5 miles south of Melton Mobray. The parish covers 1,330 acres, most of which was pasture for sheep and cattle.

If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the A606 motor road northwest out of Melton Mobray, heading for Nottingham.
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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Thorpe Satchville has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK732117 (Lat/Lon: 52.698039, -0.918254), Thorpe Satchville which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • This place was a Chapelry for centuries.
     
  • In December, 1866, this place was encorporated as a Civil Parish in Leicestershire.
     
  • The parish is in the ancient East Goscote Hundred in the eastern division of the county.
     
  • In April, 1936, the parish of Thorpe Satchville was abolished to create Twyford and Thorpe Civil Parishes with 1,330 acres.
     
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Melton Mowbray petty session hearings.
     
  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, this parish became part of the Melton Mowbray Poorlaw Union.
     
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Population

Year Inhabitants
1841 153
1871 218
1881 169
1891 176
1901 217
1911 256
1921 195
1931 186
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Schools

  • The children of this parish attended school in Twyford.