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Eastwell, Leicestershire

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Eastwell, Leicestershire

Eastwell is a village and ecclesiastical parish in Leicestershire, England. For the purposes of administration Eastwell is part of the civil parish of Eaton that, in turn, forms part of the borough of Melton. Eastwell lost its own civil parish status in 1936. Its population in 1931 was recorded as 152; the 1851 census had recorded 158 so the village had not suffered the rural depopulation seen elsewhere.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7728
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

Other names by which Eastwell, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Estewelle ~ Estwelle

Eastwell, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Eastwell, par., N. Leicestershire, on the Wolds, 6½ miles NE. of Melton Mowbray, 1346 ac., pop. 163; P.O.

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