Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire
Holme Pierrepont, a township and a parish in Notts, on the river Trent, 1½ mile SW of Ratcliffe railway station, and 4½ miles E by S of Nottingham, containing the hamlets of Holme Lane and Adbolton, and parts of the hamlet of Lamcote and the township of Basingfield. Post town, Nottingham; money order and telegraph office, Ratcliffe. Acreage, 2197 of land and 48 of water; population, 211. The manor belonged formerly to the Pierreponts, Dukes of Kingston, and belongs now to Earl Manvers. Holme Pierrepont Hall, a large Gothic mansion, is one of the seats of Earl Manvers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, , £537 with residence. Patron, Earl Manvers. The church is ancient, was restored in 1878, comprises nave, chancel, and aisle, with tower and lofty spire, and includes a magnificent mortuary chapel containing numerous monuments of the Pierreponts and the Manverses. There are some small charities.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Holme-Pierrepoint St. Edmund|
|Poor Law union||Bingham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Holme Pierrepont from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Holme-Pierrepoint (St. Edmund))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Holme Pierrepont are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Nottinghamshire newspapers online:
- Nottingham Evening Post
- Nottinghamshire Guardian
- Nottingham Review and General Advertiser for the Midland Counties
- Nottingham Gazette, and Political, Literary, Agricultural & Commercial Register for the Midland Counties
The Visitation of Nottinghamshire 1569 & 1614 is available on the Heraldry page.