Holme (St. Giles)

HOLME (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Southwell, N. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 4 miles (N. by E.) from Newark; containing 127 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the river Trent, and comprises an area about two miles in length and the same in breadth, was formerly the property of the Bellasis family, of whose mansion there are still some remains. Archbishop Secker, also, had a residence here, now the principal house in the village. The living is a vicarage consolidated with that of North Muskham: land has been given to the vicar in lieu of tithes. The church is a handsome edifice in the decorated English style, and contains escutcheons of the Bellasis and Barton families.

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

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