Place:Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, England

Coordinates52.717°N 1.15°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoWest Goscote Hundred, Leicestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was included
Barrow upon Soar Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Charnwood District, Leicestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Mountsorrel is a village in Leicestershire on the River Soar, just south of Loughborough with a population in 2001 of 6,662 inhabitants,[1] increasing to 8,223 at the 2011 census.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Mountsorrel.

A Vision of Britain through Time only lists three ancient "boroughs" of Leicestershire: Mountsorrell, Hinckley and Leicester.

Mountsorrel North End and Mountsorrel South End were divisions of the ancient borough which each became independent civil parishes between 1866 and 1884. Mountsorrell North End's church was St. Peter's; Mountsorrell South End's church was Christchurch. (Source: GENUKI, where there is a long description of Mountsorrell from WHITE's History, Gazetteer and Directory of the Counties of Leicester and Rutland, 3rd Edition 1877)

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