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"Bunny is situated on the A60 Nottingham to Leicester road, about 7 miles south of the centre of Nottingham. Immediately to the south of Bunny are the rolling hills of the Wolds. A distinctive feature of the village, even from a distance, is the large red brick tower of Bunny Hall, the ancestral home of the Parkyns family. The hall has a high brick wall giving it privacy from the village, and enclosing a large area of parkland.
The whole area, apart from the wooded slopes of the escarpment to the south (where gypsum is quarried) is totally agricultural, where the farms were owned by the Parkyns family and leased to the tenant farmers."
[WHITE's "Directory of Nottinghamshire," 1853]


Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 863
1851 H.O. 107 / 2128
1861 R.G. 9 / 2446
1891 R.G. 12 / 2680
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

This village and parish are 7 miles south of Nottingham on the high road to Longborough (now the A60 trunk road). The parish covers just over 2,050 acres and includes Windmill Hill.

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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    Year  Inhabitants
1801 359
1811 374
1841 360
1881 262
1891 239
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