Snarestone Leicestershire Family History Guide

Snarestone is a chapelry of Swepstone Ancient Parish in Leicestershire.

Alternative names: Snareston

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1665
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1574

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Norton juxta Twycross
  • Appleby
  • Shackerstone
  • Measham
  • Swepstone

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SNARESTONE, a parish, with a village, in Ashby-de -la-Zouch district, Leicester; 4¾ miles S by W of Ashby r. station. Post town, Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Acres, 1,325. Real property, £3,604. Pop., 355. Houses, 80. The manor belongs to J. Gurdon, Esq. S. Lodge is the residence of M. Tunnicliff, Esq. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Swepstone. The church is old but good. There are an endowed school and a national school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Administration

County: Leicestershire
Civil Registration District: Ashby de la Zouch
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Leicester
Diocese: Peterborough
Rural Deanery: Akeley
Poor Law Union: Ashby de la Zouch
Hundred: Sparkenhoe
Province: Canterbury