Place:Stoke Golding, Leicestershire, England

NameStoke Golding
Alt namesStoke-Goldingsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish, Suburb
Coordinates52.567°N 1.4°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoSparkenhoe Hundred, Leicestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was included
Hinckley Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1936
Hinckley, Leicestershire, Englandurban district of which it was part 1936-1974
Hinckley and Bosworth District, Leicestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Stoke Golding is a village and civil parish in the Hinckley and Bosworth District, located in the heart of England, in southwest Leicestershire, close to the Warwickshire county border. According to the 2001 census the total population was 1,721, living in just over 700 houses. The village is 16 miles from the City of Leicester, about three miles north-west of the market town of Hinckley, and 4 miles along scenic country lanes from the village of Fenny Drayton, the birthplace and childhood home of George Fox (the founder of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) movement).

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