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Colwick, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Colwick, a parish in Notts, on the river Trent, with a station called Netherfield and Colwick on the G.N.R., 2½ miles E of Nottingham. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Nottingham. Acreage, 1340; population, 480. Colwick Hall is the seat of the Musters family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £101 with residence. The church is good, and has monuments of the Musters and the Byrons.

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 parishColwick St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionBasford 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG4
Post TownNottingham