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Cuckney, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Cuckney, a township and a parish in Notts. The town stands 5½ miles S by W of Worksop, 7 NE of Mansfield, and 3 from Langwith station on the M.R., and was once a market-town. It has a post and money order office under Mansfield; telegraph office, Warsop. Acreage of the township, 1120; population, 506. The parish contains the townships of Norton, Holbeck, and Nether Langwith, and bears the name of Norton-Cuckney. Population, 1405. The Duke of Portland is lord of the manor. There are limestone quarries. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of South-well; net value, £189 with residence. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church is old but good, and there is a chapel of ease and a Wesleyan preaching-room.

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 parishCuckney St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWorksop 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG20
Post TownMansfield