Linby  Nottinghamshire


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

LINBY, or LINDEBY, a village and a parish in Basford district, Notts. The village stands adjacent to the Nottingham and Mansfield railway, near the river Leen, 9¼ miles N by W of Nottingham; has a station on the railway, and a post office under Nottingham; and has Likewise two ancient crosses, which were supposed to mark an entrance-boundary of Sherwood forest.—The parish comprises 1,190 acres. ...

Real property, £2,147; of which £25 are in quarries. Pop. in 1851,310; in 1861, 257. Houses, 53. The property is not divided. The manor belongs to A. F. W. Montagu, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £280. I Patron, A. F. W. Montagu, Esq. The church was re.cently restored, has a tower, and contains monuments of the Chaworths.

Linby through time

Linby is now part of Gedling district. Click here for graphs and data of how Gedling has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Linby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd February 2023

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