Place:Atterton, Leicestershire, England

TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates52.57°N 1.48°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoSparkenhoe Hundred, Leicestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was included
Witherley, Leicestershire, Englandparish in which it is a hamlet
Market Bosworth Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1936
Hinckley and Bosworth District, Leicestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Atterton is a hamlet in the Hinckley and Bosworth District of Leicestershire, England. It has a population of approximately 40 people.

Since 1935 Atterton has been part of the civil parish of Witherley. From 1894 until 1935 it was a separate civil parish in the Market Bosworth Rural District.

A History of Britain through Time provides the following description of Atterton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"ATTERTON, a hamlet in Witherley parish, Leicester: 3 miles E by N of Atherstone. Real property: £1,184. Population: 78. Houses: 17."

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