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Broadholme, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Broadholme, a township in Thorney parish, Notts, on the verge of the county, 7 miles W of Lincoln, 1S6 from London and 5 from Saxilby railway station. Acreage, 640; population, 102. A small nunnery was founded here in the reign of Stephen by Agnes de Camville, and given in the-time of Elizabeth to John Corners and William Haber.

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 
Civil parishThorney 
Poor Law unionNewark 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Broadholme from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Nottinghamshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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