Gedling  Nottinghamshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gedling like this:

GEDLING, a township and a parish in Basford district, Notts. The township lies on an affluent of the river Trent, adjacent to the Nottingham and Lincoln railway, near Carlton r. station, 3 ½ miles NE by E of Nottingham. Real property, £3, 579. Pop., 397. Houses, 88. The parish contains also the township of Stoke-Bardolph and the hamlet of Carlton; the latter of which has a post office under Nottingham. ...

Acres, 4, 490. Real property, £11, 439. Pop., 3, 130. Houses, 690. Gedling Hall is a chief residence. A number of the inhabitants are stocking-makers. The living is a rectory and a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £1, 075.* Patron, the Earl of Chesterfield. The church is a fine edifice, with tower and spire; and there are chapels for Baptists and Wesleyans, and charities £32.

Gedling through time

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How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gedling in Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st July 2024

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