Hollington

HOLLINGTON, a township, in the parish of Longford, hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, 5½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Ashbourn; containing 289 inhabitants. It comprises 995 acres, of a strong marly soil, chiefly pasture land; and has a wellbuilt and compact village, containing about 60 houses. At the inclosure in 1819, the tithe was commuted for an allotment of 100 acres of land. The Primitive Methodists have a place of worship.

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

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