Pigot's 1828-9 Directory of Leicestershire & Rutland (with map)


Cat No.:   GB0880:

A very early and rare directory which covers the market towns and principal villages of the county (Please note that smaller villages and hamlets are not included). The descriptions of each place are excellent with lots of details about schools, hospitals, churches and other institutions plus detailed histories and directories of the nobility, gentry, clergy and classified directories of tradespeople. Also included is an excellent county map.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  ;

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The places included in this directory are;

Ashby-de-la-Zouch and neighbourhood, Billesdon, Castle Donnington and Kegworth, Hallaton, Hinckley (with Earl Shilton, Higham-on-the-Hill and Stoke Golding), Husbnd's Bosworth, Leicester (with Ayleston, Belgrave, Birstall, Blaby, Great Glen, Humberstone, Oadby, Scraptoft, Thurmaston, Thurnby and Whetstone), Loughborough (with Quorndon and Sheepshead), Lutterworth (with Bitteswell, Dunton, Great Claybrooke and Ullesthorpe), Market Bosworth and neighbourhood, Market Harborough and Great Bowden, Melton Mowbray and neighbourhood, Mount Sorrel (with Barrow-upon-Soar), Wigston

Rutland: Oakham, Langham, Whissendale, Uppingham and Barroden