|Alt names||Earl-Shilton||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Sceltone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 161|
|Type||Civil parish, Suburb|
|Located in||Leicestershire, England|
|See also||Sparkenhoe Hundred, Leicestershire, England||hundred in which the parish was included|
|Hinckley Rural, Leicestershire, England||rural district of which it was part 1894-1936|
|Hinckley, Leicestershire, England||urban district of which it was part 1936-1974|
|Hinckley and Bosworth District, Leicestershire, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
Earl Shilton is a small town in Leicestershire, England, some from Hinckley and about 10 miles (16 km) from Leicester, with a population of around 9,000 (as of 2005).
Earl Shilton was absorbed into the Urban District of Hinckley in 1936, having previously been part of Hinckley Rural District which was abolished in that year. Since 1974 it has been part of the Hinckley and Bosworth District.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Earl Shilton. This is an extensive article broken down into some very interesting sections.
Categories: Leicestershire, England | Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England | Sparkenhoe Hundred, Leicestershire, England | Hinckley Rural, Leicestershire, England | Hinckley, Leicestershire, England | Hinckley and Bosworth District, Leicestershire, England