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Bole, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Bole, a parish in the county of Nottingham, on the river Trent, and 2 miles SW of Gainsborough, under which it has a post office; money order and telegraph office, Sturton-le-Street, which is the station on the M.S. & L.R. Acreage, 1218; population of the civil parish, 177; of the ecclesiastical, including Saundby, 303. Lord Middleton is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage held with the rectory of Saundby, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £336 with residence. Patrons, the Bishops of Manchester and Lincoln alternately. The church is old. There is a Wesleyan 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 parishBole St. Martin 
Poor Law unionGainsborough 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Nottinghamshire 1569 & 1614 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDN22
Post TownRetford