EASTWOOD, a village and a parish in Basford district, Notts. The. village stands on the verge the county, adjacent to the Erewash river and canal, and the Erewash Valley railway, near Langley-Mill r. station, 9 miles NW by N of Nottingham; and has a post office under Nottingham, and fairs on the first Monday of May and the Monday after 11 Oct. The parish comprises 940 acres. Real property, £14,126; of which £9, 326 are in mines. Pop., 1,860. Houses, 383. The property is much subdivided. Coal is very extensively worked, and contains many fossils. Stocking-making also is largely carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £360. 8 Patron, J. I. Plumptre, Esq. The church is modern, and in the decorated English style. There is a Wesleyan chapel.
John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72