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Treswell, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Treswell, a village and a parish in Notts, 1¼ mile S of Leverton railway station, and 6 miles ESE of East Retford. Post town, Lincoln; money order office, Rampton; telegraph office, Sturton-Ie-Steeple. Acreage, 1574; population of the civil parish, 170; of the ecclesiastical, 151. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £203 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of York. The thurch was restored in 1855, is in different styles, and consists of chancel, nave, N aisle, S porch, and lofty embattled tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishTreswell St. John the Baptist 
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 districtDN22
Post TownRetford