Thrussington  Leicestershire


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

THRUSSINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Barrow-upon-Soar district, Leicester; on the river Wreak, ½ a mile N of Rearsby r. station, and 7½ WSW of Melton-Mowbray. It has a post-office under Leicester. Acres, 2,200. Real property, £4,113. Pop., 574. Houses, 136. The manor is divided among four. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £240.* Patron, Mrs. Bishop. The church was repaired in 1836. There are three dissenting chapels, a slightly endowed school, and charities £11.

Thrussington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st July 2024

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