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Bilborough, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Bilborough, a small village and a parish in Notts, on the Nottingham Canal, 2¼ miles W of Basford railway station, and 4 NW of Nottingham, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Basford. Acreage of parish, 1098; population of the civil parish, 210; of the ecclesiastical, with Strelley, 414. Coal was formerly worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £250 with residence. The church is small and old.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNottinghamshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBilborough St. Martin 
Poor Law unionBasford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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CountyCity of Nottingham
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG8
Post TownNottingham