Burbage  Leicestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Burbage like this:

BURBAGE, or Burback, a chapelry and a subdistrict in Hinckley district, Leicester. The chapelry is in Aston-Flamville parish; lies on the verge of the county, at Watling-street, 1¼ mile SE of Hinckley r. station; and has a post office under Hinckley. Acres, 3,170. Real property, £7,725. ...

Pop., 1,865. Houses, 416. The property is much subdivided. Many of the inhabitants are stocking-makers. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Aston-Flamville, in the diocese of Peterborough. The church is old but good, and has a tower and spire. There are chapels for Independents, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, and a national school.-The subdistrict contains five parishes. Acres, 11,210. Pop., 5,137. Houses, 1,158.

Burbage through time

Burbage is now part of Hinckley and Bosworth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hinckley and Bosworth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Burbage itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Burbage, in Hinckley and Bosworth and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 30th September 2023

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