Place:Loughborough, Leicestershire, England

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NameLoughborough
Alt namesLocteburnesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 161
Lucteburnesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 161
TypeTown
Coordinates52.767°N 1.2°W
Located inLeicestershire, England     (500 - )
See alsoWest Goscote Hundred, Leicestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was included
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University. The town had a population of 57,600 in 2004,[1] making it the second largest settlement in Leicestershire. It is close to the Nottinghamshire border and within short distances of Nottingham, East Midlands Airport and Derby. The town has the world's largest bell foundryJohn Taylor Bellfounders – which made bells for the Carillon war memorial, a landmark in the Queens Park in the town, of Great Paul for St Paul's Cathedral, and for York Minster.

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