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Holme, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Holme, a parish in Notts, on the river Trent, 3½ miles N of Newark stations on the G.N.R. and M.R. Post town, Newark; money order and telegraph office, Collingham. Acreage, 1128; population, 100. The manor belongs to the Duk— of Newcastle. Holme Hall was, in the middle of the 17tb century, the residence of Lord Bellasis, and has ever since then been occupied as a farmhouse. Population of the ecclesiastical parish of Holme with Langford, 281. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Langford, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £145 with residence. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is ancient, consists of nave, chancel, and S aisle, with a tower, and was partially restored in 1883. It has over its porch, "Nan Scott's. Chamber," to which a woman of that name fled from the Great Plague.

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 parishHolme St. Giles 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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 districtNG23
Post TownNewark