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Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Cotgrave, a village and a parish in Notts. The village stands adjacent to the Grantham Canal, near the Fosse Way, 3¼ miles S of Radcliffe station on the Nottingham and Grantham railway, and has a post office under Nottingham; money order and telegraph office, Radcliffe. The parish includes also the hamlet of Stragglethorpe. Acreage, 3698; population, 702. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £600 with residence. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church is ancient, has a spire, and is very good. There are Wesleyan and United Methodist chapels, and a library.

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 parishCotgrave All Saints 
Poor Law unionBingham 

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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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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG12
Post TownNottingham