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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Keyworth St. Mary Magdalene|
|Poor Law union||Bingham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Keyworth from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Keyworth (St. Mary Magdalene))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Keyworth 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.