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Colwick

As described in 1871:

"COLWICK, a parish in Basford district, Notts; on the river Trent, and on the Nottingham and Grantham railway, 2 miles E of Nottingham. Post town, Nottingham. Acres, 1, 255. Real property, £3, 412. Pop., 110. Houses, 20. The property is all in one estate. Colwick Hall is the seat of-J. Musters, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £220. Patron, J. Chaworth Musters, Esq. The church is good; and has monuments of the Musterses and the Byrons."
[John Marius Wilson's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72]

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2445
1891 R.G. 12 / 2679
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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

Colwick is a small village and was a parish which stood under a long range of hills on the north and west bank of the Trent River. The village stood 3 miles east of Nottingham proper and 125 miles north of London. It is now a part of the conurbation of Nottingham city.

The village was once known for producing "Colwick Cheese". If you are planning a visit:

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Directories

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Manors

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

For photographs of the Colwick War Memorials and the list of names on them, see the Southwell Church History Project site.

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year Population
1801 116
1841 109
1851 120
1861 110
1871 101
1881 113
1891 450
1901 899
1911 1,055
1921 1,423
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