Welcome to LutterworthHistory.co.uk

LutterworthHistory.co.uk was born out of the desire to present a large archive of historical information about Lutterworth. This was collected over four years researching the history of Lutterworth whilst working on a project for the Victoria County History. The project aim was to document the history of the Parishes of Leicestershire. During this time a large amount of information about the history of Lutterworth was accumulated. Technology was embraced and a website created to showcase this interesting information in an easy-to-access format, with the hope of it being useful to schools, communities, researchers and people from all over the world.

We hope you enjoy discovering more about Lutterworth and if you have any questions or queries, please feel free to drop us an email: enquiries@lutterworthhistory.co.uk

 

 

Church Terriers

Church Terriers

A terrier is a document, usually a written survey or inventory, which gives details of glebe, lands and property in the parish owned by the Church and held by a clergyman as part of the endowment of his benefice, and which provided the means by which the incumbent (rector, vicar or perpetual curate) could support himself and his church.

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Transcribed  Terrier 1509 1-5

A transcription of the translation of the first five sheets of the 1509 Terrier.

 

 

Transcribed Terrier 1509 5-18

Transcription of the translation of sheets 5 to 18 of the 1509 Terrier which covers the land.

 

 

Furlong Names 1509

In the 1509 survey many furlongs of the Open Fields was given a name to assist in locating the strips of land, this is a list of the significant ones.

 

Notes on 1509 Terrier

Notes on the 1509 Terrier.

 

 

Transcribed Terrier 1601

Original 1601 Terrier of Lutterworth Parish in English.