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Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Bleasby, a parish, with a village and a railway station, in Notts, on the river Trent and on the M.R., 4 miles SE of Southwell. It includes the hamlets of Gibsmere, Notown, and Goverton, and its post town is Southwell. Acreage, 1538; population of civil parish, 282; of the ecclesiastical, with Halloughton, 347. Bleasby Hall is the seat of the Kelhams. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Halloughton, in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient and very good. There is also a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishBleasby St. Mary 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.


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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG14
Post TownNottingham