Ashby De La Zouch Leicestershire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

The inhabitants are as follows: Gentlemen Ashpinshaw Edward, Esq. (F.) Chapman Thomas, Esq. (F.) Hallam Henry, Esq. (F.) Joyce Henry, Esq. Hickingbottom Mr. John Lee Thomas, Esq. (F.) Pullin Benjamin, Esq. (F.) Richards James, Esq. (F.) Clergy Prior Rev. John, Vicar and Master of the Grammar School Prior Rev. John, jun. Piddocke Rev. John Povah … Continue reading Ashby De La Zouch Leicestershire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

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Hallaton Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

Hallaton is ninety-four miles from London; has a market on Thursday, and fairs on Ascension-day, May 23, June 13; and a charity-school.  This place is noted for its poverty in the midst of a rich soil. The Fosse-way leads from hence through the north-west part of this county; but, when it enters Nottinghamshire, it inclines … Continue reading Hallaton Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

Hinckley Leicestershire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

The following is a list of the principal inhabitants: Clergy Gallaway John Cole, Vicar, A.M. Physic Bloxam Matthew, Surgeon Chessher [sic] and Wilson, Surgeons Cotterell Samuel, Surgeon Tapscott James, M.D. Law Dickinson Stephen, Attorney Traders, &c. Adkins Thomas, Perfumer Allen Thomas, Cooper Allsope Thomas, Hosier Baldwin Thomas, Druggist Barber John, Cutler Bassett - , Collar-maker … Continue reading Hinckley Leicestershire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

Market Bosworth Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

Market Bosworth is seated on a pretty high hill, in a country fertile in corn and grass.  It is noted for a bloody battle fought here between Richard III and Henry earl of Richmond, afterwards Henry VII wherein King Richard lost his life and crown.  This battle put an end to the long and bloody … Continue reading Market Bosworth Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

Market Harborough Leicestershire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

The following is a list of the principal inhabitants: Gentry Allen Mrs. widow Bolton Richard Coleman Henry, Esq. (F.) French Mrs. widow Hands John, (F.) Maior William, Esq. (F.) Parry Mrs. widow Taylor Mrs. widow Walker Mrs. widow Clergy Farrer Rev. Richard Gill Rev. George, Dissenting Minister Vardy Rev. Edward Wartnaby Rev. Thomas Physic Allen … Continue reading Market Harborough Leicestershire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

Melton Mowbray Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

Melton Mowbray is one hundred and eight miles from London, in a fertile soil, with a market on Tuesday, the most considerable for cattle of any in this part of the island.  It is almost encompassed with a little river called the Eye, over which it has two fine bridges; and has a large handsome … Continue reading Melton Mowbray Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

Mountsorrel Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

This place should properly be called Mount-Soar-Hill, from the river Soar on the west side of it, over which it has a bridge, and a hill in the middle of the town.  It is part in Burrow parish, and part in Rodely parish; and has two chapels formerly, though now it has but one.  In … Continue reading Mountsorrel Leicestershire Universal British Directory 1791

Bottesford Marriages 1775 to 1784

John Jervis & Sarah Sills, w., lic., 8 May 1775 John May & Margaret Hough, lic., 8 Oct. 1775 Robert Spray & Ann Dadsley, 20 Nov. 1775 Thomas Jarvis & Jane Breedon, 23 Nov.  1775 Richard Pyecroft & Sarah Hawley, 1 Apr. 1776 Frances Lamb & Elizabeth Dadsley, lic., 29 May 1776 John Jackson & … Continue reading Bottesford Marriages 1775 to 1784

Bottesford Marriages 1785 to 1789

Richard  Kettleborough & Sarah Watts, lic., 11 Jan. 1785 Samuel Drury & Sarah Gibson, 15 Feb.   1785 John Willson, of Newark, & Ann Warren,  14 May  1785 John Felstead & Bridget Hall, 16 May  1785 Thomas Selby, of Spittlegate, near Grantham, p. Bourn, & Ann Gibson, 4 July   1785 William Scarborough, w., of Redmile, & … Continue reading Bottesford Marriages 1785 to 1789

Bottesford Marriages 1790 to 1799

William Lane & Mary Chambers,        18 Jan.   1790 William Dawn & Sarah Barks,              19 July    1790 James Handley, w., & Susanna Savage, w.,     10 Aug.  1790 John Whitehead & Sarah Clark,     17 Aug.  1790 John Wright, surgeon, of B., & Mary Riley, of Fordham, co. Suffolk, lic.,  18 Aug. 1790 Thomas … Continue reading Bottesford Marriages 1790 to 1799

Bottesford Marriages 1800 to 1804

Thomas Hickson, of Barkston, & Mary Lamb, lic., 15 Apr. 1800 William Richmond, of Bennington, & Mary Dennis, 17 Apr. 1800 John Jarvis & Elizabeth Bugg, lic., 25 Aug. 1800 John Wheatley, w., & Elizabeth White, w., 1 Oct. 1800 Samuel Smith & Ann Bockin, lic., 9 Dec. 1800 William Kettleborrow & Ann Bailey, lic., … Continue reading Bottesford Marriages 1800 to 1804

Bottesford Marriages 1805 to 1812

William Orton, of Liverpool, & Ann Bartram, lic., 7 May 1805 Edward Guy, W., of B., & Eleanor Durham, of Long Bennington, 27 May 1805 William Fisher, of Welby, & Elizabeth Hall, 10 June 1805 George Riley & Ann Porter, 14 Oct. 1805 John Jarvis, of Woolsthorpe, & Mary Wilford, lic., 3 Dec. 1805 John … Continue reading Bottesford Marriages 1805 to 1812