"COLWICK, a parish in Basford district, Notts; on the river Trent, and on the Nottingham and Grantham railway, 2½ 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]