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Plumtree, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Plumtree, a township and a parish in Notts. The township lies 2½ miles W of the Fosse Way, and 5 SSE of Nottingham, with a station on the M.R., and a post and telegraph office under Nottingham; money order office, Keyworth. Acreage,. 1859; population of the civil parish, 270; of the ecclesiastical, 540. The parish contains also the townships of Normanton-on-the Wolds and Clipston-on-the Wolds. The manor belongs to the Burnside family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £600 with residence. The church is partly Norman, and consists of nave, aisle, and chancel, with a tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel in the parish.

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 parishPlumtree St. Mary 
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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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG12
Post TownNottingham