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Halam, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Halam, a village and a parish in Notts, 1½ mile NW of Southwell railway station. There is a post office under South-well; money order and telegraph office, Southwell. Acreage, 1623; population, 264. The manor belongs to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. There are several acres of orchard. The living is a vicarage, annexed to that of Edingley, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £300. Patrons, the Bishops of Manchester and Ripon alternately. The church consists of nave and chancel, with low square tower, and several stained memorial windows, and was restored 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 parishHalam St. Michael 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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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.

DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG22
Post TownNewark