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Cromwell, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Cromwell, a parish in Notts, on the river Trent and the G.N.R., 2 miles S of Carlton railway station, and 5 N of Newark. It has a post and money order office under Newark; telegraph office, Carlton-on-Trent railway station. Acreage, 1423; population, 142. The manor formerly belonged to the Earls of Clare, but the Duke of Newcastle is now lord of the manor and principal landowner. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Newcastle. The church is old, and the interior was thoroughly restored in 1873 at the expense of the rector and ratepayers.

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 parishCromwell St. Giles 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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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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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG23
Post TownNewark