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Trowell, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Trowell, a village and a parish in Notts, with a station on the M.R., 5¼ miles W of Nottingham. There is a post office under Nottingham; money order office, Hallam Fields; telegraph office, Stapleford. Acreage, 1621; population, 414. The parish has a council of seven members and a chairman. The manor belongs to Lord Middleton. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £451 with residence. Patron, Lord Middleton. The church is in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, clerestoried nave, aisles, S porch, and a western embattled tower with six bells, and contains several brasses and monuments; it was thoroughly restored in 1891.

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 parishTrowell St. Helen 
Poor Law unionBasford 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.


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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG9
Post TownNottingham