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Farndon, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Farndon, a village and a parish in Notts, on the river Trent and the Fosse Way, near the Newark and Nottingham railway, 2½ miles SW by W of Newark station on the G.N.R. There is a post office under Newark; money order and telegraph office, Newark. Acreage, 1881; population, 699. There are malthouses and large osier beds in this parish. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a very handsome edifice, which was completely restored in 1893, and there are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels and a national school.

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 parishFarndon St. Peter 
Poor Law unionNewark 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG24
Post TownNewark