Leicestershire

Leicestershire, English midland county, bounded by Nottingham, Lincoln, Rutland, Northampton, Warwick, and Derby shires; is an undulating upland watered by the Soar, and mostly under pasture. Leicester cattle and sheep are noted, and its Stilton cheeses. There are coal deposits and granite and slate quarries in the N. The chief towns are Leicester, the county town, Loughborough, and Hinckley.

Population (circa 1900) given as 374,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of * Leigh, Aurora
Legate
Legendre, Adrien Marie
Legge, James
Leghorn
Legion
Legion of Honour
Legitimists
Leibnitz
Leicester
Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of
Leicestershire
Leigh, Aurora
Leighton, Frederick, Lord
Leighton, Robert
Leiotrichi
Leipzig
Leith
Leitha
Leland, Charles
Leland, John
Leland, John

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Antique pictures of Leicestershire

Links here from Chalmers

Abbot, George [No. 3]
Abney, Sir Thomas
Adams, John
Adams, Richard
Addington, Stephen
Allen, John
Amner, Richard
Arnald, Richard
Ascham, Roger
Ashby, George
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