A Chronology of Leicester 844 BC to 1926 AD
As the title suggests this publication is a chronological list of events and facts about Leicester.
A few excerpts...
1803 - August 29, John Clarke executed on the Ashby Road, for rape.
1807 - January 2, a fire broke out at Burbridge's brush manufactory, Belgrave Gate.
1821 - October 31, the town first lighted up with gas. - Population of Leicester: 30,125.