Lambley (Holy Trinity)

LAMBLEY (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Basford, S. division of the wapentake of Thurgarton and of the county of Nottingham, 5¾ miles (N. E.) from Nottingham; containing 983 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 2092 acres: the soil in some parts is a reddish marl, resting on clay, and in others of lighter quality; the surface is hilly. The village, which is extensive, is situated in a deep vale, sheltered by ranges of hills rising in the form of an amphitheatre. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 16. 3.; net income, £476; patron, Samuel Oliver, Esq. The church is a beautiful structure.

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

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