Place:Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire, England

NameBreedon on the Hill
Alt namesBreedon-on-the-Hillsource: Getty Vocabulary Program, hyphenated
Lountsource: hamlet in parish
Tongesource: hamlet in parish
Wilsonsource: hamlet in parish
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates52.783°N 1.4°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoWest Goscote Hundred, Leicestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was included
Castle Donington Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
North West Leicestershire District, Leicestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Breedon on the Hill is a village and civil parish about 5 miles (8 km) north of Ashby de la Zouch in the North West Leicestershire District, of Leicestershire, England. The parish adjoins the Derbyshire county boundary and the village is only about 2 miles (3 km) south of the Derbyshire town of Melbourne. The 2001 Census recorded a parish population of 958 people in 404 households. The parish includes the hamlets of Tonge 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the village and Wilson 1.3 miles (2 km) north of the village on the county boundary.

The parish was in Castle Donington Rural District from 1894 until 1974.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Breedon on the Hill.

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