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Bunny, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Bunny, a village, a township, and a parish in Notts, 3 miles SW of Plumtree railway station, and 6½ S of Nottingham, which is the post town. Acreage of the township, 2137; population, 239; of the civil and ecclesiastical parish, with Bradmore, 483. Bunny Park was the seat of the erudite and eccentric Sir T. Parkyns, and passed to Lord Rancliffe. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Bradmore, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £327 with residence. The church is partly Decorated English, and has a crocketed spire. There is an endowed school and some charities.

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 parishBunny St. Mary 
Poor Law unionBasford 

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Civil Registration

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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

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG11
Post TownNottingham