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Keyworth, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Keyworth, a village and a parish in Notts, 7 miles SSE of Nottingham, with a station on the M.R., and a post and money order office under Nottingham; telegraph office. Plum-tree. Acreage, 1438; population, 771. Framework knitting is carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of South-well; gross value, £561 with residence. The church has a curious tower, with octagonal spire, and is good. There are Congregational and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishKeyworth St. Mary Magdalene 
Poor Law unionBingham 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG12
Post TownNottingham