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Ragnall, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Ragnall, a village and a parish in Notts. The village stands three-quarters of a mile W of the river Trent, and 5 miles ENE by road of Tuxford station on the G.N.R. Post town, Newark; money order and telegraph office, Newton-on-Trent. The parish comprises 1203 acres; population, 167. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Dunham, in the diocese of Southwell. The church was restored in 1865, and consists of chancel, nave, aisle, and an embattled tower.

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 
Civil parishDunham 
Poor Law unionEast Retford 

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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 districtNG22
Post TownNewark