Gedling (All Saints)
GEDLING (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Basford, S. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton and of the county of Nottingham, 3½ miles (N. E. by E.) from Nottingham; containing, with the hamlet of Carlton and township of Stoke Bardolph, 2642 inhabitants. The parish comprises 4379 acres, mostly arable-land, of various quality: in the township of Gedling are 1626 acres. The population is chiefly agricultural, but a considerable portion of it is employed with stocking-frames, of which great numbers are at work in the hamlet of Carlton. The village is situated in a picturesque valley opening into the vale of the Trent. The living comprises a rectory and a vicarage, the former valued in the king's books at £14. 6. 0½., and the latter at £6. 16. 8.; net income, £1075; patron, the Earl of Chesterfield: the tithes were commuted for land in 1792. The church is a handsome structure with a lofty spire. There are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans.