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Elksley, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Elksley, a village and a parish in Notts, on the river Poulter, 4½ miles SSW of Retford railway station, with a post office under Retford; money order and telegraph office, Retford. Acreage, 2661; population, 268. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £120 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Newcastle. The church is ancient and good, and has a tower; it was partly rebuilt in 1884.

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 parishElksley St. Giles 
Poor Law unionEast Retford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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