Nottinghamshire is bounded, North by Yorkshire, West by Derbyshire, East by Lincolnshire, and South by Leicestershire. It is about 50 miles in length, and 25 in breadth; and is divided into six Hundreds: Rushcliff, Bingham, and Newark, on the south side of the Trent; Basset-Law (subdivided into North and South Clay, and Hatfield divisions), Broxton, Thurgarton, on the north of the Trent. Rivers: the Trent, the Erewash, the Soar, and the Idle. It has 10 Market-Towns. It is in the Province of York, in the Diocese of York, and in the Midland Circuit. It contains 837 square miles, or 535,680 acres. Population, 249,910.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Adbolton, formerly a parish, now a hamlet, in the parish of Holme-Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire; 2½ miles east-south-east from Nottingham, near the Grantham canal. The living was a rectory, rated at £2 13s. 9d.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
Shelton, a parish, with a village, in Bingham district, Notts; 3½ miles N by E of Elton r. station, and 6¼ S by W of Newark. It has a post-office under Newark. Acres, 740. Real property, £1,939. Pop., 127. Houses, 27. The manor belongs to R. Hall, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £322. Patron, G. Maltby, Esq. The church is good. Charities, £9.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Shelford, a village, a township, and a parish, in Bingham district, Notts. The village stands near the river Trent, 2 miles NNE of Ratcliffe r. station, and 3½ WNW of Bingham; and has a postal pillar-box under Nottingham. The township contains also part of Newton hamlet. Pop., 597. Houses, 133. The parish contains also the township of Saxondale, and comprises 3,560 acres. Real property, £7,342. Pop., 692. Houses, 155. Continue reading “Shelford Nottinghamshire Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870”