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Wellow, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Wellow, a parish, with a village, in Notts, 6½ miles SW of Tuxford station on the G.N.R. It has a post office under Newark; money order and telegraph office, Ollerton. Acreage, 1001; population, 323. Lord Savile is lord of the manor and chief landowner. Jordan Castle was a fortified seat of Sir Jordan Foliot. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £60 with residence. Patron, Lord Savile. The church is in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, S aisle, and an embattled western tower, and was restored in 1878. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishWellow St. Swithin 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG22
Post TownNewark