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Strelley, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Strelley, a village and a parish in Notts, 2 miles E of Ilkeston station on the M.R., and 5 from Nottingham. Post town, Nottingham; money order and telegraph office, Kimberley. Acreage, 1069; population, 204. The manor belonged for many generations to the Strelley family, but now with Strelley Hall belongs to the Edge family. The living is annexed to the rectory of Bilborough in the diocese of Southwell; joint net value, £250 with residence. The church was restored in 1855, is an ancient building in the Early English and Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, transepts, S porch, and embattled western tower containing a clock erected in 1882. It contains some monuments to the Strelley family, stained windows, and an ancient hexagonal font.

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 parishStrelley All Saints 
Poor Law unionBasford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG8
Post TownNottingham