Bollom

BOLLOM, a hamlet, in the parish of Clareborough, union of Retford, North-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 1 mile (N.) from Retford; containing 103 inhabitants. This is a romantic place, on the east side of the river Idle; and comprises 223 acres of land. Half a mile eastward are some cottages called Bollomlane Houses. There was anciently a chapel, the site of which is still called Chapel yard.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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